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Posted by **Elizabeth** on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 11:46am.

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**drwls**, Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 11:49amHint:

The answer has nothing to do withe the 10 m/s horizontal velocity com[ponent.

Just calculate how long it takes for an object to fall 78.4 m

Y = (1/2) g t^2

(ignoring air resistance)

Solve for t.

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**Damon**, Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 11:49amExactly as long as it takes to fall 78.4 meters since it had zero initial vertical velocity (only horizontal).

(1/2)(9.8) t^2 = 78.4

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