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Posted by **jj** on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 11:31am.

to pitch a water balloon in order for it to burst

when it hits the ground. You discover that

the balloon bursts when you have pitched it

to a height of 14 m.

With what velocity did the balloon hit

the ground? The acceleration of gravity is

9.8 m/s

2

.

Answer in units of m/s

- physics -
**Henry**, Monday, October 3, 2011 at 7:15pmVf^2 = Vo^2 + 2g*d,

Vf^2 = 0 + 19.6*14 = 274.4,

Vf = 16.6m/s.

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