(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The Tower of Doom at Six Flags America lifts its riders to a height of 42.7 m, then releases them to free fall for 21.6m. How fast are the riders traveling before the magnetic induction braking system starts to slow them down?

2. Relevant equations

t = [tex]\sqrt{}2d/g[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

t = (2)(21.6) / 9.81, square root

t = 4.40, square root

t = 2.10 s

21.6m / 2.10s

Speed = 10.3 m/s

I just wanted to see if I actually did this right and if I didn't can someone help me with it?

P.S. when i say ", square root" that means there's a square root in the equation

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