physics
posted by Mel .
A 50.2 kg child slides down a water slide with a velocity of 1.1 m/sec at the top. At the bottom of the slide, she is moving horizontally, 1.5 meters above the water. She splashes into the water 2.5 meters to the right of the bottom of the slide.
a) Assuming potential energy to be zero at the water level, what is the mechanical energy of the child at the top of the slide? MEo=
b) How high is the top of the slide above the bottom of the slide?
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

physics
A water slide is constructed so that swimmers, starting from rest at the top of the slide leave the end of the slide traveling horizontally. There is still a height between the surface of the water and the end of the slide. One person … 
Physics
A water slide is constructed so that swimmers, starting from rest at the top of the slide, leave the end of the slide traveling horizontally. One person hits the water 5.00 m from the end of the slide in a time of 1.000 s after leaving … 
physics
Starting from rest at the top, a child slides down the water slide at a swimming pool and enters the water at a final speed of 4.00 m/s. At what final speed would the child enter the water if the water slide were twice as high? 
trig
Olivia has a pool slide that makes an angle of 25ยบ with the water. The top of the slide stands 4.5 feet above the surface of the water. The slide makes a straight line into the water. How long is the slide? 
physics
Children slide down a frictionless water slide that ends at a height of 1.80 m above the pool. If a child starts from rest at point A and lands in the water at point B, a horizontal distance L = 2.43 m from the base of the slide, determine … 
physics
A water slide launches a child horizontally above a swimming pool. The distance from the top of the slide to the launch point is 2.76 m. The point where the child is launched horizontally is 0.7 m above the water. How far from the … 
algebra2
Tim has a pool slide that makes an angle of 25 with the water the top of the slide stands 4.5feet above the surface of the water A:how far out into the pool will the slide reach B:The slide makes a straight line into the water. How … 
Science
a child mass m slides down a slide 5 m high. the child speed at the bottom of the slide is 3 meters per second. what is the percent of mechanical energy the child has at the top of the slide. converted to kinetic energy 
physics
Children slide down a frictionless water slide that ends at a height of 1.80 m above the pool. If a child starts from rest at point A and lands in the water at point B, a horizontal distance L = 2.46 m from the base of the slide, determine … 
Science
A 55.0 kg child slides down from rest from the top of a water slide that is 5.0 m long and inclined 300 with the horizontal. The child reaches the bottom of the slide with a speed of 6.24 m/s. Find his total mechanical energy at the …