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A 1000 kilogram car is lifted 1 meter.

a) What is the potential energy with respect to the floor?

b) If the car is lifted 2 meters high, what is the new value of potential energy with respect to the floor?

c) Explain the following: Potential energy of an object varies linearly with position (height).

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Step 1

Given

Mass (M) = 1000 kg

Heights

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h=1 m h, = 2 m

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Step 2

Internal energy

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U Mgh

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Potential energy with respect ...

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h =1 m U Mgh U 1000 x 9.8 x1 = 9800 J

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