### Home > CALC > Chapter 6 > Lesson 6.3.3 > Problem 6-102

6-102.

Use the position function to find the time the Titanic hit the ocean floor.

Evaluate the velocity function at that time.

Acceleration is known to be constant on Earth: −32 ft/sec². This constant is often used in problems involving falling objects (like soccer balls). How is a sinking ship different from a falling ball?