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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Ray on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 11:28pm.

A pole-vaulter of mass 60.2 kg vaults to a height of 6.1 m before dropping to thick padding placed below to cushion her fall.

(a) Find the speed with which she lands.

(b) If the padding brings her to a stop in a time of 0.52 s, what is the average force on her body due to the padding during that time interval?

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