Water drops fall at regular intervals from tap 5m above the ground.The third drop is leaving the tap at the instant the first drop touches the ground.How far above the ground is the second drop at that instant?

A ) 1.25m

B ) 2.5m

C ) 4.25m

D ) 2.25m

E ) 3.75m

Given: Height = 5 m

To calculate time taken by first drop to reach ground:

Using equation of motion

Hence option (E) is correct.

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