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## Homework Statement

A bird is flying with a speed of 17.4 m/s over

water when it accidentally drops a 2.20 kg

fish.

The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 .

If the altitude of the bird is 7.70 m and air

resistance is disregarded, what is the speed of

the fish when it hits the water? Answer in

units of m/s.

## Homework Equations

i tried to do potential energy equation PEg=mgh and then since it is converted to KE i re- arange the equation KE=1/2mv^2 and i tried it and it was wrong

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