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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 8:36pm.

please can u check my answer

Here are the questions:
1. A 0.45 kg book is resting on a dessktop 0.64 m high. Calculate the book's potential energy relative to
a)the desktop? b)the floor.

2. A 0.636 kg basketball has a potential energy of 19J at teh basket. How high is teh ball from the floor?

3. A hockey puck has a potential energy of 2.3J when it is held by a referee at a height of 1.4 m above the rink surface. calculate the mass of puck?

My solutions:(used Eg=mgh to get all solutions)
1. a) 2.8J b) 0
2. h=31m
3. 0.6176 kg

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