**Unformatted text preview: **b) The student falls a distance 6 5 H in time , 3 5 g H t = and the Rocketeer falls the same distance in time t–t , where t =5.00 s (assigning three significant figures to t is more or less arbitrary). Then, ). ( 2 1 ) ( 6 5 or , ) ( 2 1 ) ( 6 5 2 t t g t t H v t t g t t v H---=-+-= At this point, there is no great advantage in expressing t in terms of H and g algebraically; s 698 4 s 00 . 5 s m 29.40 m) 553 ( 5 2 . t t =-=-, from which . s m 1 . 75 = v c)...

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