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posted by Caroline

A child climbs up a set of stairs and reaches a height of 2.5m what is the child's gain I potential energy ?

  1. Jim

    I can't tell you the answer unless you have the weight of the child since the gravitational potential energy is mgh (m is the weigh of the object, g is the gravitational constant 9.8N/kg and h is the height)

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