   Chapter 5.4, Problem 1E

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

# A 360-lb gorilla climbs a tree to a height of 20 ft. Find the work done if the gorilla reaches that height in(a) 10 seconds (b) 5 seconds

To determine

(a)

To find:

The work done if the gorilla reaches the height of 20ft in 10 seconds

Explanation

1) Concept:

Use the formula for work done. Work done does not depend on the amount of time.

2) Formula:

W=F·d

Where F is force and d is distance

3) Given:

i. F=360 lb

ii. d=20 ft

4) Calculation:

The work done by the gorilla to climb the tree to reach a height of 20 ft in <

To determine

(b)

To find:

The work done if the gorilla reaches the height of 20ft in 5 seconds

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