A parachutist's speed during a free fall reaches 207 kilometers per hour. What is this speed in meters per second? At this speed, how many meters will the parachutist fall during 5 seconds of free fall?

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1) Convert using online calculators.     207km/h = 57.5m/s 2) Use the rate from question 1.     Make an equation and cross multiply to solve for x.     57.5/1 = x/5     x = 57.5(5)     x = 287.5     So he fell 287 meters in just 5 seconds

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