Mathematical model of long jump
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Keywords:mathematical model, long jump, velocity, distance, angle
This paper presents a mathematical model of long jump. We determine the model of velocity, maximum distance, length of time in the air, maximum height, and optimum take-off angle. The modeling is done by assuming that the initial velocity is constant and the long jumper can determine the takeoff angle when take-off and landing. The results of this modeling can explain physically how a jumper can do a very spectacular jump and get the maximum distance. We find that the optimum take-off angle is about 35.26°
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