Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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

Chapter 8 - Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy - Questions: 1a

Answer

The block's speed is the greatest with route 3, then 2, and 1 is the lowest.

Work Step by Step

In route 2, the block remains at a constant speed. In route 3 it travels down hill so it must increase speed. The block travels uphill in route 1 so it must decrease in speed.
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