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    mechanical energy lost on the hill

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    A fun-loving 11.4 kg otter slides up a hill and then back down to the same place.

    she starts up at 5.75m/s and returns at 3.75m/s , how much mechanical energy did she lose on the hill?

    change of (E (mech))= ? J

    what happened to the energy?

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    The toal mechanical energy = gravitational potential energy + kinetic energy.

    the potential energy is the same before ...

    Solution Summary

    It calculates the mechanical energy that the otter lost on the hill when sliding up an back down.

    $2.19

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