# What is the work done in using a cable that weighs 2 pound per foot to lift a weight of 800 pounds a distance of 500 feet?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 8, 2014

Work done =

The total weight of cable =

Load = 800lb

So total load = 1000 + 800 = 1800lb.

Work done = force x distance = 500 x 1800 = 900000 =