Posted by Wendy A. on .
A person is jogging at 3.5 m/s and grabs a rope that is hanging vertically from a tree. How high can the student swing?

Physics 
drwls,
He can swing upwards a vertical distance H, such that
M*g*H = M*V^2/2
H = V^2/(2g)
H = 1.25 meters