Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 7 - Kinetic Energy and Work - Questions: 7

Answer

The gravitational force does the same amount of work for all 3 slides.

Work Step by Step

Work=Force$\times$Distance; The gravitational force only acts downwards so only the y-distance is used in calculations. All the slides start from the same places as well as end at the same place, so the work is the same for all slides.
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