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    A 60 kg trampoline artist jumps vertically upward from the top of a platform 3 meters high with a speed of 3.0 m/s.

    (a) How fast is he going as he lands on the trampoline, 3.0 m below?
    _______ m/s
    (b) If the trampoline behaves like a spring of spring constant 5.2 104 N/m, how far does he depress it?

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