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A ball is thrown horizontally at 18m/s from the roof of a building lands 28metre from the base of the building. Calculate the height of the building.

asked by Sarah
  1. time to fall:
    hf=hi-4.9t^2
    hf=0
    t= sqrt(hi/4.9)
    Horizontaldistance:
    d=vh*t
    28=18*sqrt(hi/4.9)
    solvefor hi
    hi=4.9*(28/18)^2

    posted by bobpursley

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