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At the local swimming pool, the diving board is elevated h = 7.5 m above the pool surface and overhangs the pool edge by L = 2 m. A diver runs horizontally along the diving board with a speed of v0 = 3.4 m/s and then falls into the pool. Neglect air resistance. Use a Cartesian coordinate system with its origin at the position of the diver just before falling. Let the direction that the diver falls be the negative y direction.

Calculate the time, tw in seconds, it takes the diver to move off the end of the diving board to the pool surface.

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