# Work, average rate problem

1. Dec 7, 2008

### needhelp1234

The loaded cab of an elevator has a mass of 3.0 103 kg and moves 165 m up the shaft in 23 s at constant speed. At what average rate does the force from the cable do work on the cab?

I don't even know where to begin. The answer is in kW

2. Dec 7, 2008

### Irid

Employ a formula to calculate power:

$$P = Fv$$