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Consider the following descriptions of the vertical motion of an object subject only to the acceleration due to gravity. A payload is dropped at an elevation of $400 \mathrm{~m}$ from a hot-air balloon that is descending at a rate of $10 \mathrm{~m} / \mathrm{s}$. Find the time when the object reaches its highest point. What is the height?

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1 of 3The objective is to determine the highest point of the object.

Since the object is free falling, the time the object reaches the highest point would be at $t=0$, at the beginning of the motion.

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