A mountain climber stands at the top of a 50.0 - m cliff thatoverhangs a calm pool of water. She throws two stones verticallydownward 1.00 s apart and observes that they cause a singlesplash. The first stone had an initial velocity of -2.00 m/s. (a)How long after release of the first stone did the two stones hitthe water? (b) What initial velocity must the second stone havehad, given that they hit the water simultaneously? (c) What wasthe velocity of each stone at the instant it hit the water?

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A mountain climber stands at the top of a 50.0 - m cliff that
overhangs a calm pool of water. She throws two stones vertically
downward 1.00 s apart and observes that they cause a single
splash. The first stone had an initial velocity of -2.00 m/s. (a)
How long after release of the first stone did the two stones hit
the water? (b) What initial velocity must the second stone have
had, given that they hit the water simultaneously? (c) What was
the velocity of each stone at the instant it hit the water?

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Va = -2.00 m/s il

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d = 50.0 m

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a = 9.8 m/s?

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