SOLUTION: if the distance of a falling object is directly proportionae to the square of the time it falls before hitting ground . if the object fell 144 ft in 3 seconds how far will ithave f

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 152220: if the distance of a falling object is directly proportionae to the square of the time it falls before hitting ground . if the object fell 144 ft in 3 seconds how far will ithave fallen by the end of 4 seconds.how dO I put this as an equation? I put it together as if the equation is 144 X 4^2 / 3^2? what would Ido next?Answer by oscargut(900)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!d=distance t=time K=constant of proportion the distance of a falling object is directly proportionae to the square of the time it falls before hitting ground then d=Kt^2 the object fell 144 ft in 3 seconds then 144=K(3)^2 then 144=9K then K=16 then equation is d=16t^2 so if t =4 d=16(4)^2=16^2=256 Answer: it falls 256 ft after 4 seconds