Problem: A helicopter is ascending vertically with a speed of 5.20 m/s . At a height of 115 m above the Earth, a package is dropped from a window.How much time does it take for the package to reach the ground? [Hint: v0 for the package equals the speed of the helicopter.]

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A helicopter is ascending vertically with a speed of 5.20 m/s . At a height of 115 m above the Earth, a package is dropped from a window.

How much time does it take for the package to reach the ground? [Hint: v0 for the package equals the speed of the helicopter.]

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