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Physics
A 60 kg high jumper lands on a foam pit and comes to rest. If the pit is able to exert an average force of 600 N on the high jumper in breaking the fall, what is the jumper’s acceleration?
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 10:08am by Estefani

physics
A bungee jumper falls for 1.3 seconds before the bungee cord begins to stretch. Until the jumper has bounced back up to this level, the bungee causes the jumper to have an acceleration upward of 4 m/s2. a. How fast is the jumper going when the bungee cord begins to stretch? (...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 5:43pm by randa

physics
A high jumper, falling at 3.8 m/s, lands on a foam pit and comes to rest compressing the pit 0.38 m. If the pit is able to exert an average force of 1100 N on the high jumper in breaking the fall, what is the jumper's mass?
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 10:02pm by Amy

physics
A bungee jumper jumps from a bridge with a 3 m long bungee cord. Once the cord starts to stretch, it acts like an ideal spring with coefficient of elasticity k=100 N/m. What should be the minimum height of the bridge in m so that this jump is safe for the jumper? Details and ...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 12:52pm by Steven

Physics..Urgent!!!
In the sport of pole vaulting, the jumper's point of mass concentration, called the centre of mass, must clear the pole. Assume that a 59 kg jumper must raise the centre of mass from 1.1 m off the ground to 4.6 m off the ground. What is teh jumper's potential energy at the top...
Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 4:51am by Anonymous

physics -jumper
The jumper is not a rigid body. The problem discussed the "extension phase". During that phase the force is moving the center of mass of the jumper up (not the feet but somewhere around the belly button), thereby creating a force times the displacement of the CG of the person...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 1:04pm by Damon

Physics..Urgent!!!
In the sport of pole vaulting, the jumper's point of mass concentration, called the centre of mass, must clear the pole. Assume that a 59 kg jumper must raise the centre of mass from 1.1 m off the ground to 4.6 m off the ground. What is teh jumper's potential energy at the top...
Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 4:51am by Anonymous

physics
An Olympic long jumper leaves the ground at an angle of 23 degrees and travels through the air for a horizontal distance of 8.7 meters before landing. What is the takeoff speed of the jumper?
Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 7:38pm by penkey

Physics
A bungee jumper makes a jump into the Gorge du Verdon in southern France from a platform 182 m above the bottom of the gorge. The jumper weighs 740 N and comes within 66 m of the bottom of the gorge. The cord's unstretched length is 30.0 m. (a) Assuming that the bungee cord ...
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 4:44pm by Meisha

physics
At a track-and-field meet, the best long jump is measured as 8.00 m. The jumper took off at an angle of 46° to the horizontal. (a) What was the jumper’s initial speed? (Neglect air resistance.) 1 m/s (b) If there were another meet on the Moon and the same jumper could attain ...
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 8:53pm by joe

Physics
The Royal Gorge bridge over the Arkansas River is 310.0 m above the river. A 59.0-kg bungee jumper has an elastic cord with an unstressed length of 62.0 m attached to her feet. Assume that, like an ideal spring, the cord is massless and provides a linear restoring force when ...
Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 12:03pm by John

Physics
A 63.0-kg bungee jumper is standing on a tall platform (h0 = 45.8 m). The bungee cord has an unstrained length of L0 = 9.18 m and, when stretched, behaves like an ideal spring with a spring constant of k = 67.2 N/m. The jumper falls from rest, and it is assumed that the only ...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 8:29pm by Anne

Physics
A 63.0-kg bungee jumper is standing on a tall platform (h0 = 45.8 m). The bungee cord has an unstrained length of L0 = 9.18 m and, when stretched, behaves like an ideal spring with a spring constant of k = 67.2 N/m. The jumper falls from rest, and it is assumed that the only ...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 8:29pm by Anne

Physics - bungee jumping
In a head dip bungee jump from abridge over a river, the bungee cord is fastened to the jumpers ankles. The jumper then steps off and falls towards the river until the cord becomes taut. At that point, the cord begins to slow the jumper's descent, until his head just touches ...
Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 1:39pm by Farah

AP Physics B
A 63.6-kg bungee jumper is standing on a tall platform (h0 = 50.6 m). The bungee cord has an unstrained length of L0 = 9.54 m and, when stretched, behaves like an ideal spring with a spring constant of k = 67.8 N/m. The jumper falls from rest, and it is assumed that the only ...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 3:48pm by Alexis

Physics
A long jumper leaves the ground at an angle of 20 degrees and travels a horizontal distanceof 7.0m before landing. What is the takeoff speed of the jumper? To be honest I really don't know how to solve it. A step-by-step explantion would be helpful.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 2:53pm by George

physics
a bungee cord jumper jumps off the new river bridge. the bridge is 876 feet high. How fast is the jumper falling when he reaches 200 feet above the ground?
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 2:17pm by Anonymous

Physics
A long jumper leaves the ground with an initial velocity of 12 m/s at an angle of 28-degrees above the horizontal. Determine the time of flight, the horizontal distance, and the peak height of the long-jumper.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:22pm by Dan

physics
A bungee jumper jumps (with no initial speed) from a tall bridge attached to a light elastic cord (bungee cord) of unstretched length L. The cord first straightens and then extends as the jumper falls. This prevents her from hitting the water! Suppose that the bungee cord ...
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 10:19am by pi

Physics Classical Mechanics
A bungee jumper jumps (with no initial speed) from a tall bridge attached to a light elastic cord (bungee cord) of unstretched length L. The cord first straightens and then extends as the jumper falls. This prevents her from hitting the water! Suppose that the bungee cord ...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 10:02am by Anonymous

physic
Bungee Jumping. A bungee jumper jumps from a tall bridge attached to a light elastic cord (bungee cord) of unstretched length L. The cord first straightens and then extends as the jumper falls. This prevents her from hitting the water! Suppose that the bungee cord behaves like...
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 1:15pm by Anonymous

physics
V = g t will tell you the answer. "g" is the acceleration of gravity. Please capitalize the beginning of sentences and questions. You omitted a word (probably "that") in the first sentence. It should have read: The time THAT a male bungee jumper is freely falling is 1.5 ...
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 6:19am by drwls

Math/Physics
A bungee jumper bounces up and down at thhe end of a bungee cord with a fairly consstant amplitude of 10m and a period of 5 s. At her lowest point, the jumper is 5m above the ground. Is this Periodic or non periodic? What is the reason? Draw the graph.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 7:29pm by Mansy

physics -jumper
The feet of a standing person of mass m exert a force equal to mg on the floor, and the floor exerts an equal and opposite force upwards on the feet, which we call the normal force. During the extension phase of a vertical jump, the feet exert a force on the floor that is ...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 1:04pm by lau

science
A bungee jumper jumps (with no initial speed) from a tall bridge attached to a light elastic cord (bungee cord) of unstretched length L. The cord first straightens and then extends as the jumper falls. This prevents her from hitting the water! Suppose that the bungee cord ...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 10:48am by mechanics

Physics
A high-jumper clears the bar and has a downward velocity of -6.00 m/s just before landing on an air mattress. The mass of the high-jumper is 50.4 kg. What is the magnitude and direction of the impulse that the air mattress exerts on her? Assume that upward is the positive ...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 2:55pm by Candy

Physics(Please help)
A high-jumper clears the bar and has a downward velocity of -6.00 m/s just before landing on an air mattress. The mass of the high-jumper is 53.7 kg. What is the magnitude and direction of the impulse that the air mattress exerts on her? Assume that upward is the positive ...
Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 4:48pm by Hannah

Physics Help
A bungee jumper undergoes simple harmonic motion with amplitude 3.5 m and frequency 0.135 Hz. Assume the bungee jumper follows the simple harmonic motion equation x=Acos(wt). A. Determine the bungee jumper's velocity at 0.25 s B. Determine the bungee jumper's velocity at 0.50 ...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 1:33am by Eiban

Physics
A bungee jumper (m = 66.00 kg) tied to a 39.00 m cord, leaps off a 69.00 m tall bridge. He falls to 5.00 m above the water before the bungee cord pulls him back up. What size impulse is exerted on the bungee jumper while the cord stretches?
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 6:31pm by Hilary

Physics
A bungee jumper (m = 66.00 kg) tied to a 39.00 m cord, leaps off a 69.00 m tall bridge. He falls to 5.00 m above the water before the bungee cord pulls him back up. What size impulse is exerted on the bungee jumper while the cord stretches?
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 7:19pm by Hilary

Physics
A bungee jumper of mass 60 kg jumps from a bridge tied to an elastic rope which becomes taut after he falls 10 m. Consider the jumper when he has fallen another 10 m and is travelling at 15 m/s. Work out how much energy is stored in the rope. Take g=10 m/s^2 and ignore air ...
Friday, December 17, 2010 at 9:52pm by anon

physics
An 73-kg bungee jumper is enjoying an afternoon of jumps. The jumper's first oscillation has an amplitude of 14 m and a period of 6 s. sprint constant is 80.1 n/m and max speed is 14.7 m/s. Treating the bungee cord as a spring with no damping, calculate each of the following: ...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 8:01am by please help

chemistry
A bungee jumper is standing at the edge of a platform, just about to leap over the side. Midway through the jump, while the bungee jumper is halfway down to the ground, what is the relationship between potential and kinetic energy?
Friday, June 17, 2011 at 11:23am by mireli

Physics
A long jumper takes of at an angle of 20 degrees and a speed of 11.0 m/sec. The max height achieved is 0.722 meters an the max length is 7.94 meters. At what angle and speed would the jumper have to take off to get the same max length, but twice the max height?
Friday, August 31, 2012 at 11:24pm by Kim

Physics
A jumper in the long-jump goes into the jump with a speed of 10m/s at an angle of 30 degrees above the horizontal. Use g=10m/s. a) how long in the air is the jumper before returning to the Earth? b) How far does the jumper jump? for a) I got .001s as the answer which logically...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 7:51pm by Tammy

Physics
A jumper in the long-jump goes into the jump with a speed of 10m/s at an angle of 30 degrees above the horizontal. Use g=10m/s. a) how long in the air is the jumper before returning to the Earth? b) How far does the jumper jump? for a) I got .001s as the answer which logically...
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 1:25pm by Tammy

physics
Extreme-sports enthusiasts have been known to jump off the top of El Capitan, a sheer granite cliff of height 910m in Yosemite National Park. Assume a jumper runs horizontally off the top of El Capitan with speed 5.0m/s and enjoys a freefall until she is 150m above the valley ...
Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 10:14pm by JOEY

Physics GR12
A bungee jumper of mass 75kg is stadnding on a platform 53m above a river. The length of the unstretched bungee cord is 11m. The spring costant is 65.6N/m. Calculate the jumper's speed at 19m below the platform on his first fall. [Also, please state which height you usd and ...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 9:34pm by Sophie

physics
I'd say it depends on (a) how much clearance you need at the bottom of the jump (b) how accurately you know the strength of the cord (c) how accurately you know the elasticity of the cord (a) because if you have a 100' drop and a 15' cord, there's little chance of collision (b...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 11:07am by Steve

physics
An 73-kg bungee jumper is enjoying an afternoon of jumps. The jumper's first oscillation has an amplitude of 14 m and a period of 6 s. the spring constant of the bungee cord is 80.1 and max speed during oscillation is 14.7 m/s Treating the bungee cord as a spring with no ...
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 2:23pm by hania

human anatomy
one day, at the high jump mat, Lucy,a 4'4 jumper, asks Georgina, a 5' jumper."When running here,breathing doesn't really count right? I mean we're only going less than 50 meters. What difference does it make if we hold our breath?" Georgina sighs and prepares herself for a ...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 11:12pm by taryn

Physics
A 50.0 kg parachutist jumps out of an airplane at a height of 1.00 km. The parachute opens, and the jumper lands on the ground with a speed of 5.00 m/s. By what amount was the jumper's mechanical energy reduced due to air resistance during this jump? so, you have to take the ...
Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 1:08pm by Becca

Math
The Height of a ski jumper, 'h' in meters is given by the equation h=-4.9t^(2)+0.5vt+8 where 't' is measured in seconds after leaping from the ramp and 'v' is his/her speed at the time of the jump. a)If the jumpers' maximum height is reached is 16 m, determine the initial ...
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:10pm by May

physics
regards bungee jumping How accurately must the weight of the jumper be known?
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 11:07am by ray

physics
what is the velocity of the jumper at the end of 1.5second? How far does he fall?
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 9:04am by princess cayetano

Physics
1.A 60.2 kg bungee jumper jumps from a bridge. She is tied to a 13.8 m long bungee cord and falls a total of 34.4 m. Calculate the spring constant k of the bungee cord. 2.Calculate the maximum acceleration experienced by the jumper. Im stuck on the first because Im not sure ...
Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 4:52pm by Britney

physics
A long jumper jumps with the initial velocity of 12.0 m/s at an angle of 20 degrees. what is the displacement of x?
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 12:07am by DJ

PHYS
A bungee jumper (m = 61.00 kg) tied to a 45.00 m cord, leaps off a 75.00 m tall bridge. He falls to 5.00 m above the water before the bungee cord pulls him back up. What is the magnitude of the impulse exerted on the bungee jumper as the cord stretches? Can anyone show me how ...
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 7:39pm by LEON

Physics, PLEASE HELP!!
A long jumper jumps with the initial velocity of 12.0 m/s at an angle of 20 degrees. what is the displacement of x?
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 4:04pm by ashley

physics
the time a male bungee jumps is freely falling is 1.5 seconds. what is the velocity of the jumper at the end
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 6:19am by benjie pauig

Physics- bungee jump
The belly button of the jumper is 2.10/2 = 1.05 meters above bridge level when he jumps. The belly button of the jumper is at the water when he stops if he falls face down. Therefore his center of gravity moved down 36.7 + 1.05 meters. His change in potential energy is m g h...
Monday, June 6, 2011 at 3:28pm by Damon

physics
If a professional jumper jumps in a running trainn and remains in air (say,4 ~5 sec),does he returns back his original position?
Friday, July 29, 2011 at 8:48am by ...........................

Physics
A long jumper leaves the ground at an angle of 24.3◦ to the horizontal and at a speed of 10.6 m/s. How far does he jump?
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 5:35pm by Jack

PHYSICS
The object of the long jump is to launch oneself as a projectile and attain the maximum horizontal range (Fig. 3–26). Here we shall treat the long jumper as a particle even though the human body is fairly large compared to the size of the trajectory. Actually there is one ...
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 8:58pm by Anonymous

PHYSICS
The object of the long jump is to launch oneself as a projectile and attain the maximum horizontal range (Fig. 3–26). Here we shall treat the long jumper as a particle even though the human body is fairly large compared to the size of the trajectory. Actually there is one ...
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 8:59pm by Anonymous

PHYSICS
The object of the long jump is to launch oneself as a projectile and attain the maximum horizontal range (Fig. 3–26). Here we shall treat the long jumper as a particle even though the human body is fairly large compared to the size of the trajectory. Actually there is one ...
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 9:05pm by Anonymous

physics(help me with the angle)
In the 1968 Olympic Games, University of Oregon jumper Dick Fosbury introduced a new technique of high jumping called the "Fosbury flop." It contributed to raising the world record by about 30 cm and is presently used by nearly every world-class jumper. In this technique, the ...
Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 3:21pm by phys

physics
A long jumper jumps at a 20 degree angle and attains a maximum altitude of .6 m. a)what is her initial speed? b)How far is her jump?
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 7:06pm by Anonymous

physics
An athlete executing a long jumper leaves the ground at a 27.0 degree angle and travels 7.89 m. What was the takeoff speed?
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 2:27pm by sara

Physics
How far a long jumper gets obviously depends upon the takeoff speed. Unless you know what that is, you cannot say if she comes up short or not.
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 8:13pm by drwls

PHYSICS (conceptual doubt)
If a professional jumper jumps in a running train and remains in air (say for ~5 sec),does he return back to his orginal position?
Friday, August 5, 2011 at 9:17am by ...

physics
A skydiver jumps out of a plane. Does the mechanical energy of the jumper change while she is falling? Ignore the effects of air resistance.
Monday, March 7, 2011 at 3:46pm by kasey guilanski

physics
a 40 kg high jumper leaves the ground with a speed of 6m/s. how high can he jump ?
Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 11:58pm by Bobby

physics(I'm taking a different way to solve)
In the 1968 Olympic Games, University of Oregon jumper Dick Fosbury introduced a new technique of high jumping called the "Fosbury flop." It contributed to raising the world record by about 30 cm and is presently used by nearly every world-class jumper. In this technique, the ...
Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 12:02am by phys

physics
A long jumper leaves the ground at an angle of 22.1◦ to the horizontal and at a speed of 10 m/s. How far does he jump? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in units of m
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:55pm by matt

English
1. Yes, both are possible. 2. A two-toned jumper (sweater in the U.S.) would be two shades of the same color -- such as two shades of blue. A two-color jumper would be two different colors, such as blue and green. 3. The first two are right. 4. Right. She recommended that I ...
Monday, January 16, 2012 at 5:39pm by Ms. Sue

physics
In order for a ski jumper to attain maximum projectile distance she must reach a velocity of 30m/s. of the runway of the takeoff ramp is 70m long, how quickly ust she accelerate?
Monday, February 25, 2013 at 10:00pm by Mark

physics
To go up and down H = 1.39 meters requires 2*sqrt(2H/g)= 1.07 seconds regardless of how far the jumper moves horizontally. They provided the 2 meter distance to trick you.
Monday, March 18, 2013 at 3:14pm by drwls

physics help please
A long jumper leaves the ground at an angle of 25.2 to the horizontal and at a speed of 11.2 m/s. How far does he jump? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in units of m What maximum height does he reach?
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 6:12pm by anon

Physics
a long jumper jumps 10m and leaves the ground at an angle of 45 degrees.determine the speed he leaves the the ground at,
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 8:47pm by Rich

physics
It is important to be as far away from the cliff as possible before opening the parachute. How far from the cliff is this jumper when she opens her chute?
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 2:27pm by jessie

Physics Honors
A football is kicked with an initial velocity of 25 m/s at an angle of 45 degrees with the horizontal . Determine the time of flight, the horizontal distance, and the peak height of the long jumper.
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 9:33pm by Allison

physics
An athlete executing a long jumper leaves the ground at a 27.0 degree angle and travels 7.89 m. What was the takeoff speed? If this speed were increased by just 5.0%, how much longer would the jump be?
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 9:40pm by cindy

math/ physics
An athlete executing a long jumper leaves the ground at a 27.0 degree angle and travels 7.89 m. What was the takeoff speed? If this speed were increased by just 5.0%, how much longer would the jump be?
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 8:33am by sara

physics
A long jumper leaves the ground at an angle of 25.2 to the horizontal and at a speed of 11.2 m/s. How far does he jump? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in m What maximum height does he reach? Answer in units of m
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 5:48pm by anonymous

Physics
An Olympic long jumper is capable of jumping 8.3 m. Assume that his horizontal speed is 9.5 m/s as he leaves the ground. He was in the air for .87 seconds. How high does he go assuming that he lands upright, the same way he was when he left the ground?
Monday, October 17, 2011 at 6:22pm by Tina

Physics
A broad jumper begins his jump at an angle of 22 f degrees from the horizontal at the middle of the jump he reaches a height of 70m ANSWER: 9.16m/s Relevant Formulas: dv=1/2at^2...dh=vht...t=vv/a..
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 7:00pm by Loratadine

Physics
A long jumper jumps at a 45 degree angle towards the right bank which is 10.0 m away horizontally and 2.5 m vertically below. How long, or short, of the opposite bank will she land?
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 8:13pm by Bob

physics
The jumper has to raise his center of mass to the height of 2.4, i.e. to move it by the distance of 2.4 -1.1 =1.3 m From kinematics h =Vo•t-g•t^2/2, 0=Vo –gt Vo=sqrt(2•g•h) =sqrt (2•9.8•1.3) =5.05 m/s
Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 9:47pm by Elena

physics
A baseball is hit with a speed of 27 meters per second at an angle of 45 degrees. It lands on the flat roof of a 13 meter tall building. If the ball was hit when it was 1 meter above the ground, what horizontal distance does it travel before it lands on the building? A long ...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 6:52am by Bart

physics
A ski jumper starts from rest 44.0 m above the ground on a frictionless track, and flies off the track at an angle of 45.0° above the horizontal and at a height of 14.0 m from the ground. Neglect air resistance. (a) What is his speed when he leaves the track? m/s (b) What is ...
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 9:19pm by physics help!!

physics
cord potential energy at maximum allowed extension = potential energh loss of jumper, at the bottom (1/2)k(230-L)^2 = M*g*230 Solve for L. k is the spring constant. Mass must be in slugs, or use M*g = 300 lb.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 1:39am by drwls

physics
A long jumper leaves the ground at an angle of 20.8 ◦ to the horizontal and at a speed of 10.3 m/s. How far does he jump? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s 2 . Answer in units of m and What maximum height does he reach? Answer in units of
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 7:13pm by norma

Physics
A Nordic jumper goes off a ski jump at an angle of 10.0° below the horizontal, traveling 109.0 m horizontally and 44.0 m vertically before landing. (a) Ignoring friction and aerodynamic effects, calculate the speed needed by the skier on leaving the ramp.
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 5:19pm by Kelsey

Physics
A Nordic jumper goes off a ski jump at an angle of 10.0° below the horizontal, traveling 109.0 m horizontally and 44.0 m vertically before landing. (a) Ignoring friction and aerodynamic effects, calculate the speed needed by the skier on leaving the ramp.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 4:10pm by Kelsey

Physics
A Nordic jumper goes off a ski jump at an angle of 10.0° below the horizontal, traveling 109.0 m horizontally and 44.0 m vertically before landing. (a) Ignoring friction and aerodynamic effects, calculate the speed needed by the skier on leaving the ramp.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 8:07pm by Kelsey

geography
a mountain is to a ski jumper as a what is to a diver
Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 4:16pm by jake

physics
an olympic long jumper i capable of jumping 8.0 m. Assuming hi horizonal speed is 9.1 m/s as he leaves the ground, how long is he in the air and how high doe he go? Assume that he lands standing upright that is, the same way he left the ground.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 4:39pm by taylor

physics
At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Dwight Phillips won the gold medal in men’s long jump with a jump of 8.59 m. If the angle of his jump was 23°, what was his takeoff speed? (Treat the jumper as an object; ignore that his legs are in front of him when he lands.)
Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 7:49pm by jake

Physics
An 60kg athlete wants to jump over a 2 m bar. How fast must she go the moment her foot leaves the ground in order to get her centre of mass up so high? I set KE of jumper to PE at top of bar to get 6.26m/s. Am I on the right track?
Sunday, April 19, 2009 at 6:32pm by Brigid

physics
A Nordic jumper goes off a ski jump at an angle of 10.0° below the horizontal, traveling 92.0 m horizontally and 47.0 m vertically before landing.; (a) Ignoring friction and aerodynamic effects, calculate the speed needed by the skier on leaving the ramp
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 11:19am by lib

physics
Part 1: A long jumper leaves theground at an angle of 21.7 degrees to the horizontal and at a speed of 10.6 m/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. How far does he jump? Answer in units of m. Part 2: What is the maximum height he reaches? Answer in units of m.
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 10:55pm by autumn

physics
A 53 kg bungee jumper jumps from a bridge. She is tied to a bungee cord whose unstretched length is 13 m, and falls a total of 35 m. Calculate the spring stiffness constant k of the bungee cord, assuming Hooke's law applies.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 4:59pm by Cara

Physics
A high jumper of mass 80.0 kg consumes a meal of 4.00 103 kcal prior to a jump. If 3.3% of the energy from the food could be converted to gravitational potential energy in a single jump, how high could the athlete jump?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 8:01pm by sean

physics
A high jumper of mass 80.0 kg consumes a meal of 4.00 103 kcal prior to a jump. If 3.3% of the energy from the food could be converted to gravitational potential energy in a single jump, how high could the athlete jump?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 9:19pm by sean

science
how is my school jummper made. how does it from being a cotto seed to becoming a jumper
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at 2:02am by jack

@elena
You helped me with this question earlier today, the answer you got was incorrect, i tried looking through your calculations but i cant find the mistake. the program wont let me see the right answer just tells the answer i put in was wrong. can you please look over it again ...
Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 4:26pm by JOEY

physics
Mayan kings and many school sports teams are named for the puma, cougar, or mountain lion Felis concolor, the best jumper among animals. It can jump to a height of 13 ft when leaving the ground at an angle of 40.4°. With what speed, in SI units, does it leave the ground to ...
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 1:53am by Michelle

physics
Mayan kings and many school sports teams are named for the puma, cougar, or mountain lion Felis concolor, the best jumper among animals. It can jump to a height of 13 ft when leaving the ground at an angle of 40.4°. With what speed, in SI units, does it leave the ground to ...
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 3:00am by Michelle

physics
Mayan kings and many school sports teams are named for the puma, cougar, or mountain lion Felis concolor, the best jumper among animals. It can jump to a height of 11.2 ft when leaving the ground at an angle of 43.8°. With what speed, in SI units, does it leave the ground to ...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 1:15am by Taylor

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