A rock is dropped from a high cliff (with an initial velocity of zero). What is the velocity of the rock 1.8 seconds after its release?
A) 9.8 m/s
B) 17.6 m/s
C) 8.8 m/s
D) 35.3 m/s
E) 15.9 m/s
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