Answer: In the vertical jump, an athlete starts from a

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Problem 2.87

In the vertical jump, an athlete starts from a crouch and jumps upward as high as possible. Even the best athletes spend little more than 1.00 s in the air (their hang time). Treat the athlete as a particle and let ymax be his maximum height above the floor. To explain why he seems to hang in the air, calculate the ratio of the time he is above ymax>2 to the time it takes him to go from the floor to that height. Ignore air resistance

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Lab 2: Kinematics Members: Samantha Rubin, Marguerite Furlong, Zoe Gaber Table Number: 2 Introduction Kinematics​ explores the relationship between objects and motion, particularly for this lab, an object in free fall. Velocity and acceleration are mathematically represented with their derivatives in respect...

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Textbook: University Physics with Modern Physics (1)
Edition: 14
Author: Hugh D. Young Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321973610

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