Answer to Question #54991 in Mechanics | Relativity for Chelsea
The greatest height reported for a jump into an airbag is 99.4 m by stuntman Dan Koto. In 1948 he jumped from rest from the top of the Vegas World Hotel and Casino. He struck the airbag at a speed of 39 m/s (88 mi/h). To assess the effects of air resistance, determine how fast he would have been traveling on impact had air resistance been absent.
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