A 5.00kg sack of flour is lifted vertically at a constant speed of 3.50m/s through a height of 15.0m. a) How great a force is required? b) How much work is done on the sack by the lifting force? What becomes of this work?

Bevan Mcdonald 2020-12-05 Answered
A 5.00kg sack of flour is lifted vertically at a constant speed of 3.50m/s through a height of 15.0m. a) How great a force is required? b) How much work is done on the sack by the lifting force? What becomes of this work?
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a) F - mg = 0
F = mg = (5)(9.81) = 49.05N
b) W=Fd=(49.05)(15)=735.75 J
c) This work becomes potential energy
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