Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Work and Kinetic Energy - Conceptual Questions: 8

Answer

The work done by the person's force is the same in both cases.

Work Step by Step

The work done on the block by the person's force is equal to the increase in potential energy. In both cases, the increase in potential energy is $mgh$. Therefore, the work done by the person's force is the same in both cases.
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