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What is the importance of [tex]\upsilon[/tex] = [tex]\sqrt{2gh}[/tex] in physics?

I've seen it in escape velocity problems, though with an R instead of h. I've seen it with conservation of momentum applications, and it's similar to PE = mgh. Yesterday my professor was discussing Bernoulli's equation and this equation came up again.

I was just wondering how it can be applied to so many different situations...

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# What is the significance of sqrt{2gh} ?

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