# Chapter 9 - Work and Kinetic Energy - Conceptual Questions - Page 227: 8

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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