Posted by ravyn on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 3:28pm.
A 55.0kg skydiver free falls for a period of time before opening his parachute. What is his kinetic energy when he reaches a velocity of 16.0 meters/second?

physics  drwls, Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 3:37pm
Good grief. Enough, already. Do the calculation yourself. The equation has already been provided.

physics  sam, Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 7:29pm
use 1/2mv^2
(1/2)(55)(16)^2=7040 J
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