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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The problem is:

A stone falls from the top of the cliff. One second later, another falls from a ledge 45m below the top. The two stones hit the bottom simultaneously. Find the time taken for the first stone to fall and the height of the cliff.

2. Relevant equations

x = ut+ 1/2at^2 where x is distance and u is initial velocity

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried a couple attempts at the problem. I began by trying to make two equations equal together, but I ran into the problem that the time and distance traveled is not equal so I tried to make a system of equations. I can't figure out how to make a suitable system where I can easily solve for one variable.

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# Homework Help: Uniform Acceleration Problem

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