Question: A suspension bridge is 60 0 m above the level base

A suspension bridge is 60.0 m above the level base of a gorge. A stone is thrown or dropped from the bridge.
Ignore air resistance. At the location of the bridge g has been measured to be 9.83 m/s2. (a) If you drop the stone, how long does it take for it to fall to the base of the gorge?
(b) If you throw the stone straight down with a speed of 20.0 m/s, how long before it hits the ground?
(c) If you throw the stone with a velocity of 20.0 m/s at 30.0° above the horizontal, how far from the point directly below the bridge will it hit the level ground?

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