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Question: Water drips from the nozzle of a shower onto the floor [tex]2m[/tex] below. The drops fall at regular (equal) intervals of time, the first drop striking the floor at the instant the fourth drop begins to fall. When the first drop strikes the floor, how far belowthe nozzle are the second drop?

I started the problem off by figuring out how long it would take for the first drop to hit the floor: [tex]-2.00m=-\frac{1}{2}(9.8m/s^2)t^2[/tex]

The time was [tex]t=\sqrt{\frac{2.00m}{4.9m/s^2}}\approx 0.64s[/tex]

Now how can I use this information to solve this problem?

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