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Problem: A person jumps off a diving board 4.3 m above the waters surface into a deep pool. The person's downward motion stops 2.1 m below the surface of the water. Estimate the average deceleration of the person while under the water.

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A person jumps off a diving board 4.3 m above the waters surface into a deep pool. The person's downward motion stops 2.1 m below the surface of the water. Estimate the average deceleration of the person while under the water.

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