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**Ife** The position of an object in free fall near the surface of the plane where the acceleration due to gravity has a constant magnitude of g(length-units)/sec^2 is given by the equation:

$\displaystyle s=- \frac{1}{2}gt^2+v_0t+s_0$, where s is the height above the earth, $\displaystyle v_0$ is the initial velocity and $\displaystyle s_0$ is the initial height. Give the initial value problem for this situation. Solve it to check its validity. Remember the positive direction is the upward direction.

I kno about the relationship between distance, speed, velocity, acceleration. But i am confused here as to what is being asked. Help please??