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

A 73 kg high jumper leaves the ground with a vertical velocity of 7.6 m/s.

How high can he jump? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2.

2. Relevant equations

mgh1 + 1/2mv1^2 = mgh2 + 1/2mv2^2

3. The attempt at a solution

0 + 1/2(7.6)^2 = 9.8(h2) + 1/2(v2)^2

How can you solve this when you two unknowns?

Does v1 = 7.6 also apply to v2?

Am I using the right equation?

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# Homework Help: How high can he jump?

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