Problem: A ball is thrown upward from the ground with and initial speed of 41 m/s; at the same instant, a ball is dropped from a building 37 m high. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . After how long will the balls be at the same height?

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A ball is thrown upward from the ground with and initial speed of 41 m/s; at the same instant, a ball is dropped from a building 37 m high. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . After how long will the balls be at the same height?

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