# How much work does it take to raise a #18 kg # weight #2 m #?

##### 1 Answer

May 15, 2018

It takes about 352.8 joules to raise 18kg by 2 meters.

#### Explanation:

Use the equation for work; W=Fd. That turns into W=mgh if you replace F with mg (because of Newton's equation F=ma) because the work is in a vertical direction.