# Distance of a fallen object

1. Oct 12, 2011

### lalahelp

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
A stone is dropped from rest. Calculate the distance fallen during the first second. Calculate the distance fallen during the second second and third second, etc.

2. Relevant equations
d = (Vf^2 - Vo^2) / (2*a)

3. The attempt at a solution
a= 9.8 m/s^2
???

2. Oct 12, 2011

### DukeLuke

This equation may be more helpful.

$$x = x_0 + v_0 t + (1/2) a t^2$$

3. Oct 12, 2011

### lalahelp

so
x= 0+0+1/2(9.8)(1)^2

4. Oct 12, 2011

### DukeLuke

Yes, that looks correct.

5. Oct 12, 2011

### lalahelp

Thank you !!!