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Homework Help: Work, Vertical and Horizontally

  1. Feb 2, 2009 #1
    A person lifts a 3.7 kg cement block a vertical distance of 1.18 m and then carries the block horizontally a distance of 7.80 m.

    (a) How much work is done by the person in the process?
    J

    (b) How much work is done by gravity in the process?
    J

    w=fd?
     
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  3. Feb 2, 2009 #2

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    OK. How much work then in lifting?

    How much in carrying?
     
  4. Feb 2, 2009 #3
    im not sure how to find that
     
  5. Feb 2, 2009 #4

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  6. Feb 2, 2009 #5
    got it. thanks
     
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