HELP!!! Math

posted by .

You visit the Grand Canyon and drop a penny off the edge of a cliff. The distance the penny will fall is 16 feet the first second, 48 feet the next second, 80 feet the third second, and so on in an arithmetic sequence. What is the total distance the object fall in 6 seconds?

  • HELP!!! Math -

    distance = 16t^2
    when t = 6
    distance = 16(6^2) = 576 ft

    btw, It might be a federal offense to drop a coin into the Grand Canyon.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    The Grand Canyon 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 …
  2. calculus

    017 10.0 points Lance Armstrong is moving with speed 35 feet/sec and acceleration 4 feet/sec2 when he crosses the starting line of a stage in the Tour de France. Use a degree two Taylor polynomial T2(t) to estimate how far he travels …
  3. Physics

    A diver in Acapulco jumps off a 150 ft cliff. His forward motion is 10 feet per second. The base of the cliff at the waters edge extends 38 feet beyound the top edge of the cliff. Will the diver land in the water?
  4. Physics

    A diver in Acapulco jumps off a 150 ft cliff. His forward motion is 10 feet per second. The base of the cliff at the waters edge extends 38 feet beyound the top edge of the cliff. Will the diver land in the water?
  5. Pre Calculus

    If you are riding on a Ferris wheel that is 60 feet tall and it takes 5 minutes to make a one revolution, what is your linear velocity?
  6. algebra

    An object that is projected straight downward with initial velocity v feet per second travels a distance s vt 16t 2 =+ , where t =time in seconds. If Ramón is standing on a balcony 84 feet above the ground and throws a penny straight …
  7. algebra

    An object that is projected straight downward with initial velocity v feet per second travels a distance s vt 16t 2 =+ , where t =time in seconds. If Ramón is standing on a balcony 84 feet above the ground and throws a penny straight …
  8. maths

    1.you visit thr Canyon and drop a penny off the edge of a cliff. The distance the penny will fall is 16 feet the first second, 48 feet the next second, 80 feet the third second,and so on in an arithmic sequence. What is the total distance …
  9. calculus

    A golf ball is hit off the top of a cliff that is 75 feet tall at an angle of 45° to the horizontal with an initial velocity of 80 feet per second. The quadratic equation shown below models the height, h(x), of the ball when it is …
  10. Math

    A golf ball is hit off the top of a cliff that is 75 feet tall at an angle of 45° to the horizontal with an initial velocity of 80 feet per second. The quadratic equation shown below models the height, h(x), of the ball when it is …

More Similar Questions