# Physics

A peregrine falcon dives at a pigeon. The falcon starts downward from rest and falls with free-fall acceleration. If the pigeon is 82.8 m below the initial position of the falcon, how long does it take the falcon to reach the pigeon? Assume that the pigeon remains at rest.

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