Asked Feb 16, 2020

Surprisingly, very few athletes can jump more than 2 feet (0.6 m) straight up. Use d = 1/2gt2 and solve for the time one spends moving upward in a 0.6-m vertical jump. Then double it for the “hang time”—the time one’s feet are off the ground.


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The time that the athlete spends in moving upwards is,

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