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Two children are having a splashing competition using a diving board. The first child is very small and jumps lightly off the end of the diving board. The second child, who is much larger, jumps heavily off the board.
A. In what way or ways, if any, are the vibrations of the board the same in the two cases? Explain your reasoning.
B. In what way or ways, if any, are the vibrations of the board different in the two cases? Explain your reasoning.

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