Philip P. answered • 10/04/18

Effective and Patient Math Tutor

Ignoring air resistance:

**h(t) = (1/2)gt²**

- h(t) = distance stone has dropped
- g = acceleration due to gravity = 9.8 m/s²
- t = time since stone was dropped (in seconds) = 8.39 sec

h(t) = (1/2)gt²

h(t) = (1/2)(9.8)(8.39)²

Use your calculator to compute the answer (in meters).