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A falcon is moving horizontally at it's top speed (200 mi/h) at a height of 100m off the ground when it brings its wings in and drops into a freefall. How far does the bird fall vertically while traveling horizontally a distance of 100m?

I've converted the speed into 89.4 m/s (from 200 mi/h) and then isn't it simply a freefall problem for a duration of 100m? If someone could help me set it up so I can visualize it I would be appreciative. I guess I've got the initial x and y displacement relative to the earth as well as the initial velocity, but now what?

Thanks in advance!

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