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It is estimated that 7 X 10^6 kg of water pours over the Niagara Falls every second. If the Falls are 50 m high, and if all the energy of the falling water could be harnessed, what power would be available?

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It is estimated that 7 X 10^6 kg of water pours over the Niagara Falls every second. If the Falls are 50 m high, and if all the energy of the falling water could be harnessed, what power would be available? 

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The amount of water flowing is 7x106kg, and the height from which water is fl...

m 7x10kg
g 9.8m/s
pe mgh
h 50m
7x10kg x9.8m/sx50m
3.43x10° J
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m 7x10kg g 9.8m/s pe mgh h 50m 7x10kg x9.8m/sx50m 3.43x10° J

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