## University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 6 - Work and Kinetic Energy - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 194: Q6.17

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#### Work Step by Step

If M is your mass in kilograms, and $\Delta y$ is the height that you climb in a time $\Delta t$, measured in seconds, your power in watts is $\frac{Mg\Delta y}{\Delta t}$. Multiply that number by $\frac{1\;hp}{746W}$ to convert to horsepower.

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