Problem: A rock is kicked horizontally at 15 m/s from a hill with a 45 degree slope (figure below). How long does it take for the rock to hit the ground?

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In this problem, we'll consider the equation below to relate the displacement of the rock and time period in the horizontal direction.

x=x0+v0t

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A rock is kicked horizontally at 15 m/s from a hill with a 45 degree slope (figure below). How long does it take for the rock to hit the ground?

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