A basketball player achieves a hang time of 0.662 s in dunking the ball. What vertical height will he attain? Acceleration of gravity is 9.8?

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  • NCS
    Lv 7
    10 months ago
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    Consider a couple of things.

    i) half of the flight time he rises (t = 0.331 s) and the other half of the time he falls.

    ii) The distance he falls is equal to the distance he rises.

    Sooo, the distance he falls is

    d = ½gt² = ½ * 9.8m/s² * (0.331s)² = 0.537 m

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