What is the work done in using a cable that weighs 2 pound per foot...

Ayaan Barr

Ayaan Barr

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2022-07-03

What is the work done in using a cable that weighs 2 pound per foot to lift a weight of 800 pounds a distance of 500 feet?

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Jaelynn Cuevas

Jaelynn Cuevas

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2022-07-04Added 16 answers

Work done = 9 × 10 5 ft. lb
The total weight of cable = 2 × 500 = 1000 l b
Load = 800lb
So total load = 1000 + 800 = 1800lb.
Work done = force x distance = 500 × 1800 = 900000 = 9 × 10 5 f t l b

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