(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A diver performs a handstand dive from the 12m tower. Compute the following.

A. Time to hit the water

B. The divers velocity at 6m

C. The divers velocity at impact

D. What was the divers mean acceleration acting on the diver

2. Relevant equations

d=Vit + 1/2 a t^2

vf^2 = vi^2 + 2 a d

vf = vi + a t

a average = Change in velocity/Change in time

3. The attempt at a solution

A. i tried to solve for time, using equation 1 and got 1.56 seconds

B. then i tried to solve for velocity at 6m, used the same equation but used half the time and got like -3.87m/s but could I use the equation 3 and plug in half the time and the Vi as 0 and got -7.65 m/s

C. I just doubled both of those values?? to get the velocity at impact

D. I would take the final - initial divided by the time

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