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Speed of a skydiver in freefall

10. A sky diver in free fall travels at a speed modeled by

(see equation in attached file)

ft per second after t seconds. How long will it take for the skydiver to attain the speed of 60 mph (note: 60 mph = 88 ft/sec)?


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