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

An astronaut on Jupiter drops a rock straight downward from a height of 1.05 m. If the acceleration of gravity on Jupiter is 24.8 m/s2, what is the speed of the rock just before it lands?

2. Relevant equations

g=24.8m/s2

speed=distance/time

3. The attempt at a solution

At first i attempted to simply multiply 24.8 and 1.05, but realized that was probably wrong. I then calculated t by dividing 1.05 by 24.8 and got t=.042. Then used speed = distance/time to get s=1.05/.042 to get 1.04m/s. Does this sound correct, or is it way off? Would just like to know if this is the right method or if my answer is right. Thx

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