A flying squid (family Ommastrephidae) is able to "jump" off the surface of the sea by taking water into its body cavity and then ejecting the water vertically downward. A 0.70-kg squid is able to eject 0.29 kg of water with a speed of 20 m/s. (a) What will be the speed of the squid immediately after ejecting the water?  m/s (b) How high in the air will the squid rise?

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A flying squid (family Ommastrephidae) is able to "jump" off the surface of the sea by taking water into its body cavity and then ejecting the water vertically downward. A 0.70-kg squid is able to eject 0.29 kg of water with a speed of 20 m/s.

(a) What will be the speed of the squid immediately after ejecting the water?
 m/s

(b) How high in the air will the squid rise?
 m

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