# Energy Calculations Worksheet

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Energy Calculations Worksheet
1. A shot putter heaves a 7.26kg shot with a final velocity of 7.5m/s. What is the
kinetic energy of the shot?
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2. A 2kg textbook is lifted from the floor to a shelf 2.10m above the floor.
(a) What is the gravitational potential energy of the book relative to the floor?
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(b) What is its gravitational potential energy relative to the head of a 1.65m
tall person?
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3. Missy Diwater, the former platform diver for the Ringling Brother's Circus, had a
kinetic energy of 12 000 J just prior to hitting the bucket of water. If Missy's mass
is 40 kg, then what is her speed?
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4. A 98N sack of grain is hoisted to a storage room 50m above the ground floor of a
grain elevator. What is the potential energy of the sack of grain at this height?
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Define the following:
Kinetic Energy
GPE
Mechanical Energy
Elastic Potential Energy
Chemical Potential Energy
Law of Conservation of
Energy
Joule
What are the 3 things you
need to remember when
solving a conservation of
energy calculation?
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