A parachutist's speed during a free fall reaches 99 miles per hour. What is this speed in feet per second? At this speed, how many feet will the parachutist fall during 10 seconds of free fall? In your computations, use the fact that 1 mile is equal to 5280 feet. Do not round your answers.
Speed = 99*5280/3600 = 145.2 ft/s Distance = 1452 ft
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