If the object falls the same height

If the object falls the same height - an angle is the same...

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If the object falls the same height, then the distance traveled is given by x = . The work, then, is given by: W = Fx cosθ = (mg)( )(cosθ) = mgh As long as the object falls h distance, the work done on the object falling at
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Unformatted text preview: an angle is the same as if the object were falling straight down. This fact, special to gravity and other forces, is significant in the study of energy, but for now suffices to demonstrate how to calculate work....
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