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Calculate the power output in watts and horsepower of a shot-putter who takes 1.20 s to accelerate the 7.27-kg shot from rest to 14.0 m/s, while raising it 0.800 m. (Do not include the power produced to accelerate his body.)
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<b>Figure 7.42</b> Shot putter at the Dornoch Highland Gathering in 2007. (credit: John Haslam, Flickr)
Figure 7.42 Shot putter at the Dornoch Highland Gathering in 2007. (credit: John Haslam, Flickr)
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Final Answer
$641 \textrm{ W}$
$0.860 \textrm{ hp}$
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