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- Homework Statement
- "For a freely falling body from rest, not counting air resistance or any frictional force, between the third and fourth second of time, it travels a distance of?"

What does the question mean?

a. Distance traveled in the 4th second.

or

b. The difference between the distances travelled in the 4th second and the 3rd second.

And why?

- Relevant Equations
- h = ut + 1/2gt^2

If (a) is correct, the answer would be 34.3m.

If (b) is correct, the answer would be 9.8m.

I want to know exactly which one is meant by the question and the reason behind that. Personally i think its a.

If (b) is correct, the answer would be 9.8m.

I want to know exactly which one is meant by the question and the reason behind that. Personally i think its a.