# physics

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if you exert a force of 500N to walk 4M up a flight of stairs in 4S , how much power do you use?

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Power = (Force)*(Vertical distance)/Time
= 2000 J/4 s = 500 Watts

That's about 2/3 Horsepower. Pretty impressive.

• physics -

work/time = 500 * 4 / 4 = 500 Watts

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