A stone is dropped from the top of a building.
Question:

A stone is dropped from the top of a building. When it crosses a point $5 \mathrm{~m}$ below the top, another stone starts to fall from a point $25 \mathrm{~m}$ below the top. Both stones reach the bottom of building simultaneously. The height of the building is :

  1. $35 \mathrm{~m}$

  2.  $45 \mathrm{~m}$

  3. $50 \mathrm{~m}$

  4. $25 \mathrm{~m}$


Correct Option: , 2

Solution:

Time for particle to meet $=\mathrm{t}^{\prime}=\frac{\mathrm{S}_{\mathrm{rel}}}{\mathrm{S}_{\mathrm{rel}}}=\frac{20}{10}=2 \mathrm{sec}$

Time taken by Ist particle to reach ground $=3 \mathrm{sec}$

$\mathrm{H}=\frac{1}{2} \mathrm{~g}(3)^{2}=45 \mathrm{~m}$

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