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Problem: 1) Four students run up the stairs in the time shown. Rank in order, from largest to smallest, the mechanical work done by each student.2)Four students run up the stairs in the time shown. Rank in order, from largest to smallest, their power outputs Pa to Pd.

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Work done against gravity:

W=mgh

Wa = magh = (80)(10)(20) = 16000J

Wb = mbgh = (60)(10)(20) = 12000J

Wc = mcgh = (60)(10)(20) = 12000J

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1) Four students run up the stairs in the time shown. Rank in order, from largest to smallest, the mechanical work done by each student.

2)Four students run up the stairs in the time shown. Rank in order, from largest to smallest, their power outputs Pa to Pd.

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