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Velocity and time question

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A student standing on the ground throws a ball straight up. The ball leaves the student's hand with a speed of 11.0 m/s when the hand is 1.50 m above the ground.
How long is the ball in the air before it hits the ground? (The student moves her hand out of the way.)
 

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bommer said:
A student standing on the ground throws a ball straight up. The ball leaves the student's hand with a speed of 11.0 m/s when the hand is 1.50 m above the ground
How long is the ball in the air before it hits the ground? (The student moves her hand out of the way.)
Can you express y in terms of initial position, velocity, acceleration (g) and time? y = y0 + ___ +- _____

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