Regarding what formula to use and how exactly is it modified to fit this problem:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A 2.0KG coconut (initially at rest) falls from the top of a coconut tree 15 m high. What is the coconut's kinetic energy when it hits the ground? What is its speed?

I went ahead and drew it out. I'm thinking I can use formulas for potential energy and kinetic. K=1/2 mv^2 and mg(z1-z2); still trying to figure out how to set it up,

thanks for reading this,

Jason

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# Homework Help: Physics question (kinetic energy) to all that apply

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