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How much work does it take to raise a #5 kg # weight #17 m #?

1 Answer
Mar 9, 2018

Answer:

Work would be #833J#

Explanation:

To find work we need to know that

#"work"=Fd#

Where #F# is force and #d# is distance

In this case #F = mg# because our acceleration vector would be equal and opposite to #g# the force of gravity. So now we have:

#"work"=mgd=[5.0kg][9.8m/s^2][17m]#

#"work"= 833J#