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Finding Time when given velocity, distance, and mass

  1. Jan 16, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I only need help with a portion of a problem. I'd rather not post the entire question, its very long. I just need to know which kinematic equation I can use to solve for time.
    I'm given:
    -Mass
    -Velocity (Initial and Final)
    -Distance
    -Gravity (1/6 of Earth's)


    2. Relevant equations
    I was thinking about using Vf=Vi+g*t

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Vf=Vi+g*t
    Vf-Vi=g*t
    (Vf-Vi)/g=t

    Is that correct?
     
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  3. Jan 16, 2015 #2

    NascentOxygen

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    Hi fantasy15. http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/5725/red5e5etimes5e5e45e5e25.gif [Broken]

    If the body's motion is influenced by gravity alone, and gravity is constant, then that equation is applicable.
     
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