Problem: A 76.0-kg painter climbs a ladder that is 2.75 m long leaning against a vertical wall. The ladder makes an 31.0° angle with the wall. How much work does gravity do on the painter?

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A 76.0-kg painter climbs a ladder that is 2.75 m long leaning against a vertical wall. The ladder makes an 31.0° angle with the wall. How much work does gravity do on the painter?

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