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What is the speed with which she lands?

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A pole-vaulter of mass 60kg vaults to a height of 6.0m before dropping to thick padding placed below to cushion her fall. What is the speed with which she lands?


-I know it has something to do with momentum, but I dont even know where to begin on this one
 

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rock.freak667
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Consider neglecting air resistance and using the law of conservation of energy
 

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