College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 5 - Work and Energy - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Conceptual Questions - Page 174: 20


The student who reaches first.

Work Step by Step

The paths are not known. However, it does not matter. Work is change in potential energy of the students, which is same for both students. So, the student who took shorter time i.e. who reaches first has expended higher average power.
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