Tough question

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**tough question

An alaskan rescue plane traveling 40 m/s drops a package of emergency rations from a height of 171 m to a stranded party of explorers.
The acceleration of gravity is 9.8m/s^2
Where does the package strike the ground relative to the pt driectly below where it was released?

ok so i tried this problem a bunch of times and my answer keeps coming up incorrect. What formulas should I use?
 

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arildno
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Well, what law must ALWAYS hold, whatever (classical) mechanics problem you've got?
 

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