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September 18, 2014

Posted by **dani** on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 1:28pm.

Approximately how far will an object fall in 4 seonds, if it is thrown downward at an initial velocity of 20 meters per second (vo) from a helicopter?

Is this right?

4.9(t)^2+vot=s

4.9(4)^2+20(4)=s

(4.9)(16)+80=s

78.4 +80=s

158.4 meters

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 1:32pmyes, correct.

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**dani**, Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 1:39pmThank you

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