# Work and Energy?

1. Nov 4, 2004

### Bcisewski

Formula assistance, can anyone assist?

A basketball player makes a jump shot. The 0.534-kg ball is released at a height of 2.01 m above the floor with a speed of 8.95 m/s. The ball goes through the net 3.48 m above the floor at a speed of 4.87 m/s. What is the work done on the ball by air resistance, a nonconservative force?

2. Nov 4, 2004

### Pyrrhus

Help yourself with

Work-Kinetic energy theorem

$$\sum_{i=1}^{n} W_{i} = \Delta K$$

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