# Physics

The world's highest fountain of water is located appropriately enough in the Fountain Hills, Arizona. The fountain rises to a height of 560 ft ( 5 feet higher than the Washington Monument). a. what is the initial speed of water? b how long does it take for water to reach the top of the fountain?

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1. a. v^2 = 2 g h = 2 * 32 * 560

b. average speed is half of the initial (zero at the top)
... time = distance / speed

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