# Physics

On a distant planet, a freely falling object has an acceleration of 17m/s2m/s^2 . Calculate the speed that an object dropped from rest on this planet acquires in 2.0ss .

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1. V = Vo + g*t = 0 + 17*2 = 34 m/s.

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