How to calculate power

Question 11 pts

Power is defined as the

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force exerted divided by the time of exertion.

work done divided by the time to do the work.

force exerted multiplied by the distance moved.

work done multiplied by the time to do the work.

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Question 21 pts

If you exert 6 N across a distance of 2 m in 3 s you’ll deliver a power of

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1 W

4 W

6 W

3 W

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Question 31 pts

It takes 40 J to push a large crate 4 m across a floor. The force exerted on the crate is

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10 N

4 N

160 N

40 N

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Question 41 pts

A melon is projected into the air with 100 J of kinetic energy in the absence of air resistance. When it returns to its initial level its kinetic energy is

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100 J.

less than 100 J.

more than 100 J.

need more information

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Question 51 pts

The unit kilowatt-hour is a unit of

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Question 61 pts

A cat and a mouse run along a road with the same kinetic energy. The faster runner is the

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not enough information

both run at the same speed.


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Question 71 pts

Which has greater kinetic energy, a car traveling at 30 km/h or another car of half the mass traveling at 60 km/h?

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the 60-km/h car

the 30-km/h car

not enough information

both have the same kinetic energy

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Question 81 pts

An object may have potential energy because of its

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Question 91 pts

If you do work on an object in half the time, your power output is

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10 times

the same



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Question 101 pts

If you exert 100 J to lift a box in 50 s your power output is

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4 W

2 W

1/4 W

1/2 W

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Question 111 pts

An object that weighs 20 N has 40 J of potential energy relative to the ground. What is its height?

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2 m

1 m

4 m

3 m

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Question 121 pts

A shopping cart moves with a kinetic energy of 40 J. If it moves at twice the speed, its kinetic energy is

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40 J

29 J

160 J

80 J

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Question 131 pts

A 2-kg mass weighs 20 N and is held 4 m above the ground. Its potential energy relative to the ground is

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20 J

80 J

8 J

60 J

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Question 141 pts

Which requires more work: lifting a 50-kg sack vertically 2 m or lifting a 25-kg sack vertically 4 m?

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lifting the 25-kg sack

not enough information

lifting the 50-kg sack

both require the same amount of work

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Question 151 pts

Temperature of an object is the measure of ___________ of its particles.

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potential energy


kinetic energy


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Question 161 pts

The fact that a thermometer “takes its own temperature” illustrates

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that molecules are constantly moving.

the difference between heat and thermal energy.

energy conservation.

thermal equilibrium.

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Question 171 pts

The temperature of melting ice is

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