# Magnitude and direction of the diver's acceleration

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When a diver stands at rest on a diving board that acts as a perfect Hooke's law spring, the board deflects downward 10 cm. When the diver jumps up and lands back on the board, the board deflects downward 25 cm. What is the magnitude and direction of the diver's acceleration when the board deflects downward 25 cm?

Construct free-body diagrams for the diver in both situations.

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When a diver stands at rest on a diving board that acts as a perfect HookeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s law spring, the board deflects downward 10 cm. When the diver jumps up and lands back on the board, the board deflects downward 25 cm. What is the magnitude and direction of the ...

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