Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 6 - Exercises and Problems - Page 112: 94



Work Step by Step

We use the fact that the kinetic energy is approximately equal to the integral of power with respect to time, which is the area under the curve. Though you can use a variety of methods to estimate this, you will see that 550 J is the only answer that is remotely close to any "ballpark estimate." Thus, we find that a is the correct answer.
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