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A basketball player can jump to a height of 55 cm. How far

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach, Standard Edition (Chs 1-36) | 4th Edition | ISBN: 9780134081496 | Authors: Randall D. Knight (Professor Emeritus) ISBN: 9780134081496 191

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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach, Standard Edition (Chs 1-36) | 4th Edition

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Problem 2.103

A basketball player can jump to a height of 55 cm. How far above the floor can he jump in an elevator that is descending at a constant 1.0 m/s?

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Chapter 17: Phases and Phase Changes  An ideal gas is one that is dilute enough, and far away enough from condensing, that the interactions between molecules can be ignored  If the volume of an ideal gas is held constant, we can find that the pressure increases with temperature o P = (constant)T  If the volume and temperature are kept constant, but more gas is added, the pressure will increase o P = (constant)N  If the temperature is constant and the volume decreases, the pressure increases o P = (constant) / V  Combining all of the above equations, we create the following equation o P = k (NT/V) o K = the Boltzmann constant = 1.38 x 10^(­23) J/K o PV=NkT

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Textbook: Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach, Standard Edition (Chs 1-36)
Edition: 4
Author: Randall D. Knight (Professor Emeritus)
ISBN: 9780134081496

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