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A circus acrobat of mass M leaps straight up with an initial velocity of vo from a trampoline. As he rises, he takes a trained monkey of mass m off a perch of height h above the trampoline. What is the maximum height attained by the pair in terms of M, m, Vo, h, and g?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried using kinetic energy and potential energy, but get stuck when trying to figure out the height after the mass increases at an unknown height

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