A passenger in a helicopter traveling upwards at 28 m/s accidentally drops a package out the window. If it takes 19 seconds to reach the ground, how high to the nearest meter was the helicopter when the package was dropped?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The answer I got for this is: 1237 (to the nearest meter)

This is not my problem however, the next question is, and it reads:

To the nearest meter what was the maximum height of the package above the ground in the previous problem?

I thought maybe I would use the distance formula again, with x=v0(t)+1/2at^2

The number I get isn't rightâ€¦the answer is 1279.

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