Question: A 60-kg woman leaps vertically from a crouching position in which her center of mass is 30 cm above the ground. As her feet leave the floor her center of mass is 62 cm above the ground; it rises to 105 cm at the top of her leap.
- What average force was exerted on her by the ground during the jump?
- What maximum speed does she attain?
Position A: Center of mass (CM) at a height of 30 cm (=0.30 m)
Position B: CM at a height of 62 cm (=0.62 m)
Position C: CM at a height of 100 cm (=1.00 m)
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