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Jul15-10, 07:17 AM
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This problem has eaten up my head - please help

Quote Quote by metalrose View Post
I used energy conservation upto the point where the acrobat reaches the perch
Use energy conservation up to end.

At start point energy is equal to acrobat's kinetic energy plus monkey's potential energy.

At the end it is equal to both's potential energy at max. height