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A basketball player jumps straight up for a ball. To do this, he lowers his body 0.330 m and then accelerates through this distance by forcefully straightening his legs. This player leaves the floor with a vertical velocity sufficient to carry him 0.980 m above the floor.

Calculate his velocity (in m/s) when he leaves the floor. (Enter a number.)

m/s

Calculate his acceleration (in m/s^{2}) while he is straightening his legs. He goes from zero to the velocity found in part (a) in a distance of 0.330 m. (Enter a number.)

m/s^{2}

Calculate the force (in N) he exerts on the floor to do this, given that his mass is 106 kg. (Enter a number.)

N

Solution:

a): Write the equation of motion to determine the velocity of the basketball player when h...