The steps of a flight of stairs are 20.0 cm high (vertically). If a 68.0-kg person stands with both feet on the same step, what is the gravitational potential energy of this person, relative to the ground, on (a) the first step, (b) the second step, (c) the third step, (d) the nth step? (e) What is the change in energy as the person descends from step 6 to step 2?
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Problem 8P Chapter 27
Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition
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