ok, so I know that a paper mill requires 5000kW to operate at full capacity, the mill produces 14 tons of paper per hour, electricity is purchased at $.10/kW*hr, and the paper is sold at $5/kg.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

knowing this i need to find how much electricity is need to produce 1kg of paper.

so far, i've found how much time it will take to produce 1kg of paper by converting 14tons/hr to 14000kg/hr. Using Power = work/time i should be able to find the electricity needed, but i don't know how to calculate the value for work.. Work should be in Kw*hr i think

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