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Posted by on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 5:29pm.

(a) Just for fun, a person jumps from rest from the top of a cliff overlooking a lake. In falling through a distance H, she acquires a certain speed v. Assuming free-fall conditions, how much farther must she fall in order to acquire speed 2v? Express your answer in terms of H.

  • physics - , Friday, January 20, 2012 at 6:36pm

    Four times farther, since the kinetic energy must quadruple.

    4 H

  • physics - , Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:34am


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