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a person carries a 58kg package of books up a flight of stairs

the length along the stairs is 24 meters

the vertical height of the stairs is 12 meters

how much work is done in raising the package

I know the answer is 6800 J but how to get????

  • physics -

    work=m*g*h

    where height is vertical height. g is the gravitational force field, 9.8N/kg

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    oh my gosh thank you so much this totally helped

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