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Water flows over Victoria Falls, which is 128 m high, at a rate of 1.4 x 106 kg/s. If half the potential energy of this water were converted into electric energy, how much electric power would be produced by these falls?

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    (1/2)(mass flow rate)*(K.E. per mass at impact)
    = (1/2)*(mass flow rate)*V^2/2
    = (1/4)*(mass flow rate)*g*H

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    is the answer 439040000W ?

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