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A small parachute is dropped from a cliff. it falls at a constant speed rate 2 m/s. A small rock is dropped 20.0 seconds later. how far will the rock drop before it passes the parachute?

A small parachute is dropped from a cliff. it falls  at a constant speed rate 2 m/s. A small rock is dropped 20.0 seconds later. how far will the rock drop before it passes the parachute?

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Chetan Mandayam Nayakar
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11 years ago

Let the rock pass the parachute, at a time 't' after the parachute is dropped. The ANSWER is 2*t,

where 2*t=(g/2)(t-20)2

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