Asked Sep 27, 2019

In this problem, you will apply kinematic equations to a jumping flea. Take the magnitude of free-fall acceleration to be 9.80 m/s2 . Ignore air resistance. A flea jumps straight up to a maximum height of 0.430 m . What is its initial velocity v0 as it leaves the ground?


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v-v2as at the maximum height, the velocity is zero , and the accelerati on is due to acceleration due to gravity 0-122(-g)h 0 2gh -/2(9.80m/s")(0.430m) = = 2.90m/s


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