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Homework Help: I need some help on a quick UAM problem

  1. Feb 3, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    If a flea can jump straight up to a height of 0.44 m,

    a) What is its initial speed as it leaves the ground?
    b) For how long is it in the air?

    2. Relevant equations

    Well. This is my first physics class ever and unfortunately I missed the first couple classes because I was sick. And my semester just started. So I literally do not know where to start on my HW problems. I am sure if I understand the first one atleast, then I will get how to do the rest. So please help me on my first HW physics problem.

    I have a formula sheet with UAM forumulas and what g = 32 ft/s . If someone could please give the steps I need to take to complete the problem or intuition I would greatly appreciate that. I can do all the calculations I just do not know the steps or how to approach it.

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