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Posted by on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 3:19pm.

A 74.0 kg firefighter climbs a flight of stairs 12.0 m high. How much work is required?

  • Physics - , Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 3:23pm

    W = Mg

    M = 74 kg
    g = 9.8 m/s^2

  • Physics - , Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 3:30pm

    W=Force x displacement x cos of the angle.
    W=(mg)(d)(cos angle)
    W=(74 x 9.8)(12)(cos 0)
    W=(725.2)(12)(1)
    W=8702.4 J

  • Physics - , Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 3:39pm

    Ok, i was thinking the similar way but i got confused because there was no time given neither speed.

  • east high school of carlifoniaics - , Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 9:52pm

    8880

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