Pliers Falling from the Montreal Tower
Tom drops his pliers from the top of the
Montreal Tower in Canada while repairing an electrical circuit. The tower
is 574 feet high. He wonders what the speed of the pliers will be after 1 second. He
also wonders itis speed when it hits the ground.
What is known:
- The height of the tower is 574 feet.
- Height as a function of time is: s = 16t2