Two people carry identical 40.0 N boxes up a ramp. The ramp is 2.00 m long and rests on a platform that is 1.0 m high. One person walks up t

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Two people carry identical 40.0 N boxes up a ramp. The ramp is 2.00 m long and rests on a platform that is 1.0 m high. One person walks up the ramp in 2.0 s and the other person walks up the ramp in 4.0 s. What is the difference in the power the two people use to carry the boxes up the ramp

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    2021-07-21T23:54:11+00:00

    Answer:

    Difference in power = 30 W

    Explanation:

    Power: This is the rate at which energy is used. The S.I unit of power is Watt.

    From the question,

    P = W×(L+h)/t

    Where, W = weight of the box, L  = length of the ramp, h = height of the platform, t = time.

    For the first person,

    P₁ = W(L+h)/t₁…………… Equation 1

    Where, W = 40 N, L = 2 m, h = 1 m, t₁ = 2 s

    Substitute into equation 1

    P₁ = 40(2+1)/2

    P₁ = 20(3)

    P₁ = 60 W.

    For the second person,

    P₂ = W(L+h)/t₂……………… Equation 2

    Given: W = 40 N, L = 2 m, h = 1 m, t₂ = 4 s

    Substitute into equation 2

    P₂ = 40(2+1)/4

    P₂ = 10(3)

    P₂ = 30 W

    Difference in power = P₁-P₂ = 60-30 = 30 W

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    2021-07-21T23:54:57+00:00

    Answer:

    10.0W

    Explanation:

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