Thursday
March 23, 2017

Post a New Question

Posted by on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 4:26am.

A hot-air balloon is rising upward with a constant speed of 2.83 m/s. When the balloon is 8.64 m above the ground, the balloonist accidentally drops a compass over the side of the balloon. How much time elapses before the compass hits the ground?

  • Physics - , Friday, October 14, 2011 at 8:00am

    Y = 8.64 + 2.83 t -4.9 t^2 = 0

    Solve for t. Take the positive root of the quadratic

  • Physics - , Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 10:05am

    t = 1.65

Answer This Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question