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Simple Power problem

  1. Feb 28, 2008 #1
    A grandfather clock is powered by the descent of a 3.70 kg weight.
    If the weight descends through a distance of 0.700 m in 3.00 days, how much power does it deliver to the clock?

    I have tried this a million times, but I'm just having a mental block.
    If someone could please help me out & explain how to do this, I'd be super grateful!

    Thank you so much!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 28, 2008 #2
    power is energy/time

    The energy is the gravitational energy of the weight
     
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