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Homework Help: Express your answer in Watts and horsepower

  1. Dec 15, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    What is the power output of a bodybuilder who raises 150kg from the ground to a height of 2.2m in 1.3 seconds? Express your answer in Watts and Horsepower (1hp=746w)


    2. Relevant equations

    show me how to do this problem

    3. The attempt at a solution

    show me how to do this problem
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 15, 2008 #2
    You are supposed to be a bit more enterprising than this!
    Find out what work is.
    Find out what power is.
    Then make a stab at the answer.
     
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