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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 2:03pm.

An 82.0 kg skydiver jumps out of a balloon at an altitude of 1 500 m and opens the parachute at an altitude of 195 m.
(a) Assuming that the total retarding force on the diver is constant at 55.0 N with the parachute closed and constant at 3 600 N with the parachute open, what is the speed of the diver when he lands on the ground?

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