How many seconds would the object fall?

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UnybYbir

Mathematics

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The formula S=16t2 is used to approximate the distance S, in feet, that an object falls freely from rest in t seconds. The height of a building is 1358 feet. How long would it take for an object to fall from the top?

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S = 1358 ft
S= 16 t^2 
16t^2 = 1358
t^2 = 84.87
t = 9.2 sec 


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