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What is the maximum walking speed of an adult man whose legs are each 0.90 m long?

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  1. I have no idea.

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    posted by Damon
  2. 3.0m/s

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    posted by pepe
  3. Use the equation v=sqrt(rg)
    plug in 9.81 m/s^2 and the radius which is .9 meters and you will get approximately 2.97 which you can round up to 3 m/s

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