# A 10 kilogram object falls freely for a distance of 6.0 meters near Earth's surface. What is the total kinetic energy gained by the object as it falls?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 27, 2015

The total kinetic energy gained is K=588.6 J

#### Explanation:

You find the time elapsed for the free fall with the equation

then you find the final speed of the object

and consider the formula