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A 75.0-kg person climbs stairs, gaining 2.50 meters in

College Physics | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168000 | Authors: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs ISBN: 9781938168000 42

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Problem 2PE

A 75.0-kg person climbs stairs, gaining 2.50 meters in height. Find the work done to accomplish this task.

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Solution 2PE

Work is done against gravity here and the person gains a height. Therefore, the work done here is equal to potential energy and the mathematical expression for potential energy is , is the mass of the person,  is the acceleration due to gravity and  is the height gained by the person.

Step 1 of 2

Given data:

Mass of the person kg

Height  m

Acceleration due to gravity m/s2

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Chapter 7, Problem 2PE is Solved
Textbook: College Physics
Edition: 1
Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

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