(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A uniform cord of length 25cm and mass 15g is initially stuck to a ceiling. Later, it hangs vertically from the cieling with only one end still stuck. What is the change in the gravitational potential energy of the cord with this change in orientation? (Hint: Consider a differential slice of the cord and then use integral calculus)

2. Relevant equations

U_{g}=mgh

3. The attempt at a solution

Well in calculus we have only recently started integrals so my understanding of integrals is shaky at best, so i am not really sure how to apply them to this problem... any push in the right direction would be appreciated

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# Homework Help: Change in potential energy problem

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