# Calculating Potential, Kinetic, and Total Energies

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

1 sec

2 sec

3 sec

4 sec

5 sec

6 sec

7 sec

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#### Solution Summary

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

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