Use s = 16t² The Grand Canyon skywalk is 4000 ft above the Colorado River. How long will it take a stone to fall from the skywalk to the river?

sibuzwaW 2020-11-08 Answered
Use s=16t²
The Grand Canyon skywalk is 4000 ft above the Colorado River. How long will it take a stone to fall from the skywalk to the river?
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Answered 2020-11-09 Author has 83 answers
Using the given formula, substitute s=4000 and solve for t: 4000=16t2
Divide both sides by 16:
250=t2
Take the square root of both sides:
250=t2
t~15.8 seconds.
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