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Homework Help: Physics :o

  1. Mar 31, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A 2 Horsepower engine runs a water pump for 24 hours

    a. What is the work done by the engine?
    b. What would happen if a 1.0 horsepower was used to pump the same amount of water?

    W= F * D

    But i don't know what D is? so how must i solve this?
    please help!!! :[
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  3. Mar 31, 2009 #2


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    Here's a hint, horsepower is not a force. It is actually a unit of power.
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