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Posted by **jennifer** on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 2:26pm.

The time t (in seconds)that it takes for an object to fall a distance of s feet is given by the formula

t= radical symbol s/4

In some places, The Grand Canyon is one mile (5,280 feet) deep. How long would it take a stone dropped over the edge of the canyon to hit bottom?

please help

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 2:32pmdo you have a calculator?

find (√5280)/4

other option, just enter 5280^.5/4 into Google.

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**jennifer**, Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 3:08pmi got

(5 280^.5) / 4 = 18.1659021

it the answer be 18 seconds?

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**jennifer**, Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 3:24pmi got

(5 280^.5) / 4 = 18.1659021

is 18 seconds the answer?

thanks

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