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A athlete in good physical condition can land on the ground at a speed of 12m/s without injury , calculate the max height from which the athlete can jump without injury, assuming the takeoff speed is zero

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    The velocity is acquired after falling a distance H given by
    gH = Vmax^2/2
    H = Vmax^2/(2g) = 7.35 meters

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