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

"A body whose mass is 2lb experiences an increase in velocity from 20 ft/s to 50 ft/s.

Determine the change in kinetic energy in BTUs"

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

As of right now I have [tex]\Delta[/tex]KE=2100 lb_m ft^2/s^2

I don't know how to change that into BTUs. I don't even know what BTUs are.

For example a joule is a kg*m/s^2, so what is a BTU in terms of pounds mass?

Thanks for any help

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# Homework Help: Converting kinetic energy into BTUs?

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