# The distance an object falls is directly proportional to the square of the time it has been falling. After 6seconds it has fallen 1296 feet. How long will it take to fall 2304 feet?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 7, 2016

8 seconds

#### Explanation:

Let distance be

Let time be

Let 'directly proportionate to' be

Let the constant of proportionality by

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Given condition is at

So

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Find t for a distance of 2304 ft