# physics

A 4.5 kg can of paint is sitting on top of a 0.8 meter high step ladder.
How much work did you do to move the can of paint to the top of the ladder?

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1. Work = Weight x (Height lifted)
= M g H = 4.5*9.8*0.8 (in Joules)

That is a pretty short stepladder

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