# Question #ebb7d

##### 1 Answer

Mar 31, 2017

#### Explanation:

Assuming that the ball is initially at rest and that air resistance can be neglected, the distance covered by the ball in

#s = 1/2 a t^2#

#= 1/2 (9.8 "ms"^{-2}) (1"s")^2#

#= 4.9 "m"#