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Problem 22P

Problem 22P

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A swimmer runs horizontally off a diving board with a speed of 3.32 m/s and hits the water a horizontal distance of 1.78 in from the end of the board, (a) How high above the water was the diving board? (b) If the swimmer runs off the board with a reduced speed, does it take more, less, or the same time to reach the water?

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Solution 22P

Step 1 of 2

Part a

We are required to calculate the height of the diving board from water.

Given:

Horizontal distance = 1.78 m

Horizontal speed = 3.32 m/s

Therefore, the time taken is

s

s

In this time the vertical height covered is

m

m

Therefore, the height of the diving board is 1.43 m.

Step 2 of 2

Chapter 4, Problem 22P is Solved
Textbook: Physics with MasteringPhysics
Edition: 4
Author: James S. Walker
ISBN: 9780321541635

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