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anonymous
 5 years ago
I am going skydiving. If I jump from 15000 feet, what will be my speed at 1500 feet?
anonymous
 5 years ago
I am going skydiving. If I jump from 15000 feet, what will be my speed at 1500 feet?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where are you skydiving for a start?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0assuming it is Earth and assuming that acceleration due to gravity is constant (9.8) then you use v^2=u^2+2as

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0problema solved by @maths, dd you understand it saurav? ^_^

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, it is very important to know if it is earth or other planet, because the acceleration due to gravity is different in different places in the universe

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah thanks ... I would also need to convert my distance in meters first! It will be scary fast though!!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, the formula wont help

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you forgot resistance from air

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which keeps increasing as your velocity is increasing

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0some relief to hear that!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so, you got to use some extra formulas, and you got to know your surface area, and the friction index of your clothing material in relation to air

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0calculus wont hurt for exact calculations

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well as the question does not explicitly say which model for air resistance is being used, i think it is logical to disregard air resistance unless you are a university level physicist

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0anyway, have fun, my friend did it a year back, while he was in Africa :) He sayed he almosed shi**d his pants.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But after landing, he was really happy.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can I not calculate some negative acceleration due to resistance? But how would I do that?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I also want to do skydiving, but now i am busy with some piloting stuf

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it would simply decrease your overall accelaration up to a point (terminal velocity) when your velocity is constant

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cool @BecomeMyFan=D !

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Speed at 1500 feet will depend on your parachute. It better be open at 1500 feet!!! lol

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hopefully slow enough to survive !!

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Truthfully with the parachute, you couldn't ignore air resistance. I think you would have to do this in two parts, first ignore the air resistance for the period the chute is not opened, then a new acelleration formula would be needed when chute is opened. There is a big change in acceleration when that chute pops.
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