(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Aunt Minnie drops a penny into a wishing well and it falls for 3 seconds before hitting the water. How far down is the water surface?

2. Relevant equations

d = 5t^{2}

d = 5(3)^{2}

d = 45 m

Followup question: Aunt Minnie didn't get her wish so she goes to a deeper well and throws in a penny straight down into it at 10 m/s. How far does this penny go in 3 seconds?

Isn't this the same question? It's still travels only 3 seconds. I'm not sure how to figure this one out.

3. The attempt at a solution

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Finding Distance

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