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A man pushes a lawn mower on a level lawn with a force of 193 N. If 39% of this force is directed downward, how much power does he expend in pushing the mower 4.9 m in 12 s?

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    Fn = 193 - 0.39*193 = 117.73 = Net force.

    Power = Fn * d/t
    Power = 117.73 * 4.9/12 = 48.1 J/s =
    48.1 Watts.

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