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Homework Help Please!

  1. Jun 20, 2008 #1
    Homework Help!!! Please!

    Can anyone tell me if I got this problem correct???

    A 61.0-kg person, standing on a diving board, dives straight down into the water. Just before striking the water, her speed is 4.71 m/s. At a time of 1.70 s after entering the water, her speed is reduced to 1.60 m/s. What is the magnitude of the average net force that acts on her when she is in the water?

    The answer I got is 111.594 N. Is that correct?
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  3. Jun 20, 2008 #2


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    It looks ok to me.
  4. Jun 21, 2008 #3
    If your doing this for online homework or grading, remember your sig figs.
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