# How much work does it take to raise a #5 kg # weight #42 m #?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 31, 2016

The work done against gravity is 2060 J

#### Explanation:

If we only consider work done against gravity we need to use this formula where

The weight of the object is given by:

So then we combine our equations to give:

Otherwise written as

Now substitute values to solve for