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# Physics Problem of the Week for Nov 17 2014

 ParachuteA parachutist bails out of an airplane and falls freely for 50 m. They then deploy the parachute and decelerate at 2.0 m/s$^2$, and reach the ground going 3.0 m/s. At what height did the fall begin?← Previous

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