Allright, this isn't exactly a K-12 question, but I am trying to learn something on my own, since I don't think I learn enough at my school. Anyway, I am working with Basic Physics secound edition, and I really need some place to ask for help since I am stuck.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have come to a place, where I am getting taught how to use an equation to learn how far an object has traveled with gravity:

d = v0t+½at**2

Explanation:

v0 = starting position

d = distance

at = unsure but a = acceleration and t = time

** = It's difficult to explain but: 3**3 = 3*3*3=27

Should I multiply v0 with time or what?

When v0 = 0 it shows me this example for 1 secound of acceleration:

d = ½*9.8*1**2

Here I get that distance traveled = average speed * secound, but I don't get **2

Thanks in advance.

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# Accelerating with gravity equation

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