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During a vault in the Rio 2016 Olympics gymnast Simone Biles leaves the "table", which is a 1.25 m tall,
slightly inclined, metal piece of equipment with a padded and springy cover, and reaches a peak height of
3.5 m.
a. How long was Simone in the air?
b. What was Simone's vertical take-off velocity from the table?
lied one To
c. If Simone's take-off angle is 70 from the horizontal surface of the table, what is her horizontal
displacement during the vault?

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a. Simone was in the air for 1.52 seconds. b.The initial vertical velocity is 6.64 m/s upwards. c.Her horizontal displacement... View the full answer

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