Robert leaps a meter into the air, how long before he lands?

In summary, Robert leaps a meter into the air on the air guitar and the acceleration is 9.8 m/s^2. The time it takes for him to land cannot be determined with the given information.
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Robert is jamming out on the air guitar and leaps a meter into the air on a hot riff. How long does it take before he lands?

Thank you.
 
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ADH said:
Robert is jamming out on the air guitar and leaps a meter into the air on a hot riff. How long does it take before he lands?

Thank you.

You need to post your attempt.
 
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I don't have an attempt. I'm not even sure what formula to use, or how to solve this equation. I do know that acceleration is 9.8 m/s^2. But I'm not sure how to solve this. Thank you.
 

Related to Robert leaps a meter into the air, how long before he lands?

1. How did you measure Robert's jump?

I used a stopwatch to time how long it took for Robert to complete the jump from the moment he left the ground to the moment he landed.

2. What is the average time it takes for a person to jump a meter into the air?

The average time it takes for a person to jump a meter into the air varies depending on factors such as age, physical fitness, and technique. However, on average, it takes about 0.6 seconds.

3. Can you explain the physics behind Robert's jump?

Robert's jump is a result of the conversion of potential energy to kinetic energy. When he crouches down and prepares to jump, he stores potential energy in his muscles. As he pushes off the ground, this potential energy is converted into kinetic energy, propelling him into the air. Gravity then pulls him back down to the ground, and his muscles work to absorb the impact and bring him to a stop.

4. How high can a person realistically jump?

The average person can jump about 2-3 feet (0.6-0.9 meters) without much training or preparation. However, with proper training and technique, professional athletes have been known to jump over 4 feet (1.2 meters) or even higher.

5. What role does air resistance play in Robert's jump?

Air resistance, also known as drag, is a force that acts in the opposite direction of motion and can affect the height and speed of Robert's jump. However, since Robert's jump is relatively short and quick, air resistance does not have a significant impact on the overall outcome.

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