Posted by **ravyn** on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 3:28pm.

A 55.0-kg 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?

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

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**sam**, Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 7:29pm
use 1/2mv^2

(1/2)(55)(16)^2=7040 J

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