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Posted by **Chantrell** on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 5:13pm.

- Physics -
**Damon**, Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 5:26pmforce = weight = m g = 60*9.8 = 588 Newtons

distance = 1.2 m

so

potential energy gained = work done = 588*1.2 = 705.6 Joules

power = energy/time = 705.6/1.5 = 470.4 Watts

Perhaps your class is using g = 10 m/s instead of 9.8 m/s^2

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