# physical science

A flower pot falls off a window ledge 10.0 m above the ground. Its velocity as it hits the ground is

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1. v = g t

10 = (1/2) g t^2
t^2 = 20/9.8
t = 1.43 seconds to fall
so
v = 9.8 *1.43 = 14 meters/ second

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