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A bird is initially perched on a swing with a mass of 153 g. The bird has a mass of 52 g. The swing is 8 cm below the point of attachment to the top of the cage. The bird/swing are initially at rest. The bird takes off horizontally at 2 m/s. How high will the base of the swing rise above its original level? Disregard friction.

2. Relevant equations

Where do i start?

3. The attempt at a solution

ive used several formulas that dont work out i just need to know which formula to use im completely and utterly lost on this problem. Ive tried m1v1 + m2v2 = m1v1f + m1v1f , didnt work. and mgh = 1/2mv^2. Any help ? :(

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