# Answer to Question #15596 in Mechanics | Relativity for joe

Question #15596

instead of releasing the ball along the ramp, suppose you simply dropped it.It would fall about 5 meters during the first second. How far would it freely fall in 2 seconds?

Expert's answer

Let's use the next formula:

H = gt²/2 = 9.81[m/s²]*(2[s])²/2 = 19.62 m.

So, in two seconds the ball will fall nearly 19.62 metres.

H = gt²/2 = 9.81[m/s²]*(2[s])²/2 = 19.62 m.

So, in two seconds the ball will fall nearly 19.62 metres.

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