posted by Kelly on .
An astronaut wearing a 20-kg spacesuit jumps on the moon with an initial velocity of 16 m/s. On the moon, the acceleration due to gravity is 1.62 m/s squared. What is the maximum height he reaches?
V^2 = Vo^2 + 2g*h
h = (V^2-Vo^2)/2g = (0-16^20/3.24=79 m.