This isn't a homework question, just one that's been nagging me for a while, and it is algebra so I thought this an appropriate place for it.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I've been working on this problem at my whiteboard for a good half hour and can't figure out. I'm sure it's very simple but a search of Google and these forums uncovered nothing of any value.

I want to find the point at which an object's velocity will reach 0 if its initial velocity is known and gravity acts at its normal [tex]-9.8m/s/s[/tex]. The problem is that I don't know how to express this as [tex]f(x)[/tex] or [tex]y[/tex]. I've read that gravity is [tex]9.8m/s^2[/tex] but I really don't understand how that works.

I apologize for asking such a basic question, I just don't remember anything from the last quarter of my algebra class. Can anyone help me out? Thanks in advance.

I went a little overboard with the tex thing. Oh well. [tex]:)[/tex]

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