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How to calculate the loss of energy of an object

  1. Oct 28, 2012 #1

    Msf

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    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Average height
    GPE



    2. Relevant equations

    http://www.edline.net/files/_hOJRF_/496a99ad9ab585433745a49013852ec4/Swinging_Energy_Pre_lab.pdf
    http://www.edline.net/files/_hSJbg_/2b3ec424840067bc3745a49013852ec4/Swinging_Energy_POST_lab.pdf

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I tried calculating the loss of energy by multipying the GPE by the average height but that didnt give me the correct answer
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2012
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  3. Oct 28, 2012 #2

    PeterO

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    Your post seems to lack some key details??
     
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