Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 6 - Work and Energy - Questions: 21

Answer

The work done on the suitcase depends only on the height of the table and the weight of the suitcase.

Work Step by Step

If the table top is a height h above the floor and the suitcase has mass m and weight mg, the amount of work done is exactly mgh. It does not depend on the time or on the path.
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