Posted by **Liz** on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 8:07pm.

How would I answer number 3?

1. A sumo wrestler originally jumps 10 cm above a trampoline but has the same total energy of a small ball that was 200 cm higher than the trampoline. What causes this equivalency?

2. If a 40 kg gymnast and a 400 kg sumo wrestler each dropped from 1 m above the trampoline, find the final position of each athlete. Assume the trampoline is a simple spring obeying Hooke's law with a k value of 12 000 N/m.

3. Real world trampolines lose energy since they are damped springs with much internal friction. How much energy does the sumo wrestler lose on each bounce in this situation

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