chp2 problem33 soln

Physics: Principles with Applications

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The displacement , the initial velocity , the final velocity , and the elapsed time of an object, moving with a constant acceleration , are related by the equation . Since the stone is dropped from the top of the cliff, its height gives the displacement and the acceleration due to gravity
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Unformatted text preview: gives the acceleration. The initial velocity is zero, since the stone is initially at rest. The value of at the surface of the earth is 9.8 . Substitute the known values and find . Therefore, the cliff is high. http://www.hwproblems.com/cgi-bin/book.cgi?bookid=0044&cptn=2pr33&id=62762 [1/31/2008 12:12:38 PM]...
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