Physics
posted by Ethan on .
A hotair balloon is ascending at the rate of 13 m/s and is 62 m above the ground when a package is dropped over the side. (a) How long does the package take to reach the ground? (b) With what speed does it hit the ground?

hf=hi+Vi*t1/2 g t^2
0=62+13t4.8t^2 solve for t.