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    Water skiing: determining height

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    A water skier lets go of the tow rope upon leaving the end of a jump ramp at a speed of 16.4 m/s. As the drawing indicates, the skier has a speed of 13.0 m/s at the highest point of the jump. Ignoring air resistance, determine the skier's height H above the top of the ramp at the highest point.

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    A water skier lets go of the tow rope upon leaving the end of a jump ramp at a speed of 16.4 m/s. As the drawing indicates, the skier has a speed of 13.0 ...

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    This solution determines the skier's height H above the top of the ramp at the highest point.

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