Posted by **Kitty** on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:53am.

The approximate distance, s, in feet that an object falls in t seconds when dropped from a height is obtained by use of the tormula s = 16r^2. In 8 seconds, the object will fall

A. 15384 feet

B. 1024 feet

C. 256 feet

D. None of these

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**Damon**, Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:02am
aaarrrggghhhh, feet and inches and stuff :(

anyway

if g = -32 ft/s^2

then I will have to admit that the distance fallen from a still start is

s = 16 t^2

(not r^2 by the way, falls straight down, not in a circle)

s = 16 (64) = 1024 answer B

which we did not need a calculator for because we have

s = 2^4 * 2^3 * 2^3

which is 2^10

which we all know is

1024

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