Problem: A 15-kg rock is dropped from rest on the earth and reaches the ground in 1.75 s. When it is dropped from the same height on Saturns satellite Enceladus, it reaches the ground in 18.6 s.You may want to review (Pages 50 - 53). For related problem-solving tips and strategies, you may want to view a Video Tutor Solution of A freely falling coin.What is the acceleration due to gravity on Enceladus?

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A 15-kg rock is dropped from rest on the earth and reaches the ground in 1.75 s. When it is dropped from the same height on Saturns satellite Enceladus, it reaches the ground in 18.6 s.

You may want to review (Pages 50 - 53).

For related problem-solving tips and strategies, you may want to view a Video Tutor Solution of A freely falling coin.

What is the acceleration due to gravity on Enceladus?

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