University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Work and Kinetic Energy - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 193: Q6.2


It is zero.

Work Step by Step

As seen in equation 6.13, the work-energy theorem, the total work on the elevator is the change in its kinetic energy. It moves at constant speed, so the change in KE is zero, and so is the total work.
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