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A 58 kg bungee jumper jumps from a bridge. She is tied to a bungee cord whose unstretched length is 15 m, and falls a total of 36 m.

Calculate the spring stiffness constant k of the bungee cord, assuming Hooke's law applies.

Calculate the maximum acceleration she experiences.

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    -mgh=-(kx^2)/2 (for first part)

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    dbe

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