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When landing after a spectacular somersault

  1. Feb 24, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    When landing after a spectacular somersault, a 50.0 kg gymnast decelerates by pushing straight down on the mat. Calculate the force she must exert if her deceleration is 8.00 times the acceleration of gravity.


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    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Feb 24, 2013 #2

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    welcome to pf!

    hi chacheck! welcome to pf! :wink:

    show us what you've tried, and where you're stuck, and then we'll know how to help! :smile:
     
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