Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 3 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 20

Answer

Using his inclined planes, Galileo found that the distance traveled by a uniformly accelerating object that starts from rest (for example, a freely falling object) is proportional to the square of the time of travel.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 48.
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