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

If a ski lift raises 100 passengers averaging 668 N in weight to a height of 175 m in 60 s, at constant speed, what average power is required of the force making the lift?

2. Relevant equations

P_instantaneous=Fv

P=W/t

W=Fd

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried to solve this by first using W=fd to find W...so 668/175=3.817

I then used P=W/t so 3.817/60

however this answer was wrong...what am I doing wrong?

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# Homework Help: Finding average power for an object being vertically lifted

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