"Mike" <email@example.com> wrote in message
The problem is simple, but not *TOO* simple. Its purpose is to try to get
you to think. The formulae you are learning are tools. You must learn how
to use them.
Not all gravity problems start at x=0 and t=0. Take the advice of David F.
Cox and *draw yourself a diagram*.
Think of the s as _distance traveled from a standing start_ and the t as
Once again (with typo corrected),
s = (1/2)*a*t^2
Get that brain of yours out of the box, dust it off, and fire it up.