# An object is thrown vertically from a height of #6 m# at # 8 m/s#. How long will it take for the object to hit the ground?

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Apr 16, 2018

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#### Explanation:

Find the time it takes to reach the top of the projectile:

Knowing that at the top of the projectile the velocity is

Using that time, we can also calculate the distance to the very top:

So know we can know that the ball is a total of

To find the total time of the ball in the air, just add the times: