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when an object is dropped from a height of 10m above the surface of the planet z, it takes 1.2 seconds for the object to reach the surface. what is the acceleration of a falling object near the surface of the planet?

  • physics -

    Distance fallen = (1/2) a t^2

    Solve for a

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    is it 1.6m/s^2

  • physics -

    No. Did you use

    a = 2 (Height)/t^2 ?

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