Problem: Two stones are launched from the top of a tall building. One stoneis thrown in a direction 30.0° above the horizontal with a speed of 16.0 m/s; the other is thrown in a direction 30.0° below the horizontal with the same speed.Part AWhich stone spends more time in the air?(Neglect air resistance.)Part BWhich stone lands farther away from the building? (Neglect air resistance.)They would land in the same spot correct? just at different times...?

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Part A

Both the stones are thrown with the same speed.

The stone thrown upwards will take some time to come down to the initial position before it will fall as the other stone.

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Two stones are launched from the top of a tall building. One stoneis thrown in a direction 30.0° above the horizontal with a speed of 16.0 m/s; the other is thrown in a direction 30.0° below the horizontal with the same speed.
Part A
Which stone spends more time in the air?(Neglect air resistance.)
Part B
Which stone lands farther away from the building? (Neglect air resistance.)
They would land in the same spot correct? just at different times...?