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# A 80kg man jumps out of a plane at a height of 1500m; how much energy is lost?

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A 80kg man jumps out of a plane at a height of 1500m and v=4.5m/s^2 How much energy is lost? (assume no wind resistance)

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The plane at a height energy lost is analyzed. With good explanations and calculations, the problem is solved.

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Energy lost (E) = P.E. + K.E. = m*g*h + (1/2)*m*v^2

=> E = 80*9.8*1500 + ...

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