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Unformatted text preview: the earth are now easy to write. If we locate the origin of our coordinates right at the earth's surface, and denote the positive direction as that which points upwards, we find that: x(t) = - gt 2 + v t + x Notice the - sign that arises because the acceleration due to gravity points downwards, while the positive position-direction was chosen to be up....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course PHYSICS 010 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.
- Fall '09