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Posted by **Maria** on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 4:22pm.

You drop a stone from a position of rest.

How far will it fall vertically in the ﬁrst 2 s?

The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s

2

.

Answer in units of m

015 (part 2 of 2)

If you instead toss it horizontally at 2.7 m/s,

how far will it fall vertically in the ﬁrst 2 s?

- Physics Pre-Ap -
**Steve**, Friday, September 21, 2012 at 4:33pms(t) = 1/2 at^2

plug in your a and t to get the distance

the stone falls at the same speed, regardless of its horizontal speed.

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