Physics 163

Unit 5: Work, Energy and Power

Problem Set A

 

Problem 9:

Determine the kinetic energy (in Joules) of Renatta Brainze, a 52.9 kg skydiver who is falling with a speed of 41.8 m/s from a height of 6982 feet.

  

 

 

 

 

Work, energy and power concepts can be reviewed on the Set A Overview page.

Further information about the concept of and equation for kinetic energy is available online at The Physics Classroom.

  

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