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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hi(This thread might have been posted in the wrong section of the forum although this isn't a homework problem, just something I do because I like physics!), I've been trying to figure out how to solve this problem for a few hours, but whatever I do it seems to give me the wrong answer.

h(1)= 50m

v= 0.5 m/s

## E = E_k + E_p ##

Which gives me this formula

## E = \frac{1}{2}mv^2 + mgh ##

After this I remove the mass since it's not been given in the task, and i'm left with:

## E = \frac{1}{2}v^2+ gh ##

When I fill in the numbers I get this:

## E = \frac{1}{2}0.5^2 + 9.81*50 = 490 J ##

But I'm supposed to get 49 J ?!

Can't get any help from my teacher until tomorrow so would be lovely if some of you could tell me where I took a wrong turn(If I made a mistake)!

Cheers,

Lamefeed

h(1)= 50m

v= 0.5 m/s

## E = E_k + E_p ##

Which gives me this formula

## E = \frac{1}{2}mv^2 + mgh ##

After this I remove the mass since it's not been given in the task, and i'm left with:

## E = \frac{1}{2}v^2+ gh ##

When I fill in the numbers I get this:

## E = \frac{1}{2}0.5^2 + 9.81*50 = 490 J ##

But I'm supposed to get 49 J ?!

Can't get any help from my teacher until tomorrow so would be lovely if some of you could tell me where I took a wrong turn(If I made a mistake)!

Cheers,

Lamefeed

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