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# PHYSICS QUESTION: A person on an apartment balcony holds a ball over the balcony and throws it directly upward?

I don't understand, please state the given and the formula used to get the answer thank you in advance :)

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- jimmymae2000Lv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
Given: how high is the balcony above ground, and what initial velocity ball is thrown, up.

1) how high does ball go above balcony: V / A = T, V/2 x T = distance (up)

2) how long to hit the ground: D = balcony + up, use: Down =AT^2/2, T = SQRT((Down/A) x 2)

3) velocity at impact = AT

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