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Homework Help: Power Of the Human Body

  1. Mar 20, 2010 #1
    How to calculate the height of a person climbs from the third stair up? i don'[y know how to calculate it. HELP!

    I have the mass=68kg, individual step height=0.16m, number of steps in flight=12

    additional question: calculate the average power each person exerted while climbed the stairs.
    i have the time= 2.9s for its average seconds.. Help!
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  3. Mar 20, 2010 #2
    Conservation of energy

    In carrying out this investigation, what assumption do you make about each climber's kinetic energy?(the investigation being someone climbing a set of stairs, timing it and measuring the height) HELP!
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