Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - 1-3 Algebraic Expressions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 22: 21


4 feet

Work Step by Step

The expression $16t^{2}$ is given to help model the situation. In the question, the time of 0.5 seconds is given. To solve how many feet an object falls during the first 0.5 seconds, simply plug in 0.5 seconds into the expression for the variable t. $16(0.5)^{2}$= 4 feet.
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