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regor60

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Pound force being equivalent to pound mass at earth surface, we can safely safely say 4000 lbs raised 200 feet has 800,000 ft-lbs energy.

Converting to kinetic energy after falling, however, we can't use 1/2 mv^2 without using g as a divisor. By this I mean if you measure the speed after falling and sub into KE formula you'll get an energy 32 times the PE

Why don't we ever see the KE formula with g ?

Converting to kinetic energy after falling, however, we can't use 1/2 mv^2 without using g as a divisor. By this I mean if you measure the speed after falling and sub into KE formula you'll get an energy 32 times the PE

Why don't we ever see the KE formula with g ?

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