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    Calculating Potential, Kinetic, and Total Energies

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    You are at the top of a 500 meter tower and drop a 5-kg hammer. Calculate the potential and kinetic energies and total energy at the end of each second of free fall and at the moment of impact.

    Elasped D=5t2 V= a t PE = mgh KE =1/2 mv2 KE + PE mv
    Time m m/s J J J N

    0 sec
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    2 sec
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    7 sec

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    This solution provides calculations (in Excel) for potential, kinetics, and total energies in free fall and during moment of impact.

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