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Posted by on Monday, January 4, 2010 at 4:34pm.

What potential energy does a 60.0-kg gymnast acquire in climbing 5.00 m up a vertical pole?

GIVEN:
mg = 60
h/d = 5.00 m

PE = mgh

PE = (60)(5.00)
PE = 300 J

  • Physics - , Monday, January 4, 2010 at 4:52pm

    no. mg=60kg*9.8N/kg

  • Physics - , Monday, January 4, 2010 at 5:28pm

    How did you get 9.8 N? Isn't 9.8 m/s^2 the acceleration?

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