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Posted by **bob HELP NEEDED HELP NEEDED HELP NEEDED** on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 10:33pm.

a) assume that all energy is conserved. what is the initial velocity with which the dolphin leaves the water? round your answer to the nearest hundredth. (Disregard water resistance; g=32f/s^2

b) Convert the initial velocity to mph. Round your answer to the nearest hundredth. (1 mile= 5,280 feet)

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 11:49pmh=-.2d^2+2d

dh/dt=-.4d dd/dt+2dd/dt

so at max height, dh/dt=0

0=(-.4d+2)dd/dt

but dd/dt is the horizontalveloicy, it can be anything. d=5ft

So without knowing horizontal velocity, I dont know how you can solve for initial velocity.

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