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In a high jump, kinetic energy is transformed into gravitational potential energy

In the high jump, the kinetic energy of an athlete is transformed into gravitational potential energy without the aid of a pole. With what minimum speed must the athlete leave the ground in order to lift his center of mass 2.00 m and cross the bar with a speed of 0.670 m/s?

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By law of conservation of energy:
initial kinetic energy at ground = final potential ...

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