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 - Problems - Page 202: 7b


–13.1 J

Work Step by Step

In Problem 7a, we found that the work done by the gravitational force was W = – $\Delta$U = 13.1 J. Therefore the change in gravitational potential energy $\Delta$U = –13.1 J.
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