W = KE = 1(/2)mv2 = (1/2) × 900 × 1.62
Sam's job at the amusement park is to slow down and bring to a stop the boats in the log ride. If a boat and its riders have a mass of 900 kg and the boat drifts in at 1.6 m/s how much work does Sam do to stop it?
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