A 60.7 kg person jumps from rest off a 2.96 m-high tower straight down into the water. Neglect air resistance during the descent. She comes to rest 1.08 m under the surface of the water. Determine the magnitude of the average force that the water exerts on the diver. This force is nonconservative.

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A 60.7 kg person jumps from rest off a 2.96 m-high tower straight down into the water. Neglect air resistance during the descent. She comes to rest 1.08 m under the surface of the water. Determine the magnitude of the average force that the water exerts on the diver. This force is nonconservative.

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Potential energy is given by, 

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Step 2

Work done by water is,

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Work done equals the potenti...

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