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A parachutist descending at a speed of 10.7m/s loses a shoe at an altitude of 50.3m. What is the speed of the shoe just before it hits the ground? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.84m/s/s.
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A parachutist descending at a speed of 10.7m/s loses a shoe at an altitude of 50.3m. What is the speed of the shoe just before it hits the ground? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.84m/s/s.
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imron07Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You can use \[v^2=v_0^2+2ah\] to find final velocity when initial velocity and distance traveled are known.
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LivyLouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I've never used that formula before. What does the h stand for? height?
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LivyLouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay Thank you so much :)
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