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LivyLou

  • 3 years ago

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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  1. imron07
    • 3 years ago
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    You can use \[v^2=v_0^2+2ah\] to find final velocity when initial velocity and distance traveled are known.

  2. LivyLou
    • 3 years ago
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    I've never used that formula before. What does the h stand for? height?

  3. imron07
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  4. LivyLou
    • 3 years ago
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    okay Thank you so much :)

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