ch08-p129 - 129. We want to convert (at least in theory)...

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for the mass of rainwater. One-third of this “falls” to the ocean, so it is m = 2 × 10 15 kg that we want to use in computing the gravitational potential energy mgh (which will turn into electrical energy during the year). Since a year is equivalent to 3.2 × 10 7 s, we obtain P avg W. = × × 2 10 9 8 500 32 10 31 10 15 7 11 ch bg b g . . . 129. We want to convert (at least in theory) the water that falls through
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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