A stone is thrown vertically up from the ground with a velocity of 300 ft per sec (91.44 m/s). How long must one wait before dropping a second stone from the top of a 600-ft (182.88-m) tower if the two stones are to pass each other 200 ft (60.96 m) from the top of the tower?
Motion of a Particle
is a term used to denote an object of point size. A system of particles which formed into appreciable size is termed as . These terms may apply equally to the same object. The earth for example may be assumed as a particle in comparison with its orbit, whereas to an observer on the earth, it is a body with appreciable size. In general, a particle is an object whose size is so small in comparison to the size of its path.