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Tocks and Glongs ?

  1. Sep 13, 2004 #1
    Tocks and Glongs ??!

    An alien space traveler exploring Earth records that his phasor pistol, dropped from a high cliff, fell a distance of 1 glong in a time of 1 tock. How far will it fall in two tocks?

    Can you help me with this problem ?
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  3. Sep 13, 2004 #2


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    The key to this problem is realizing it's Free Fall and you cannot use your 9.8m/s^2, because it on units glong and tock, so you need to find the acceleration in glong/tock^2
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