Finding the speed?

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Homework Statement


65kg diver dives off 10m tower. What is the divers speed on hitting the water?

Homework Equations




The Attempt at a Solution


I am not sure where to start. When I solve for one variable using an equation, I find that there is a variable within that equation that is yet to be found.

Thank you for any help :-)
 

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Homework Statement


65kg diver dives off 10m tower. What is the divers speed on hitting the water?

Homework Equations




The Attempt at a Solution


I am not sure where to start. When I solve for one variable using an equation, I find that there is a variable within that equation that is yet to be found.

Thank you for any help :-)
Instead of worrying about extraneous variables, concentrate on what equation you would use to calculate the speed of the diver after he falls 10 m.

You know, something involving gravity and distance traveled.
 

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