Question
(a) Find the useful power output of an elevator motor that lifts a 2500-kg load a height of 35.0 m in 12.0 s, if it also increases the speed from rest to 4.00 m/s. Note that the total mass of the counterbalanced system is 10,000 kg—so that only 2500 kg is raised in height, but the full 10,000 kg is accelerated. (b) What does it cost, if electricity is \$0.0900 per$\textrm{ kW} \cdot \textrm{ hr}$? Question by OpenStax is licensed under CC BY 4.0. Final Answer a)$1.36 \times 10^5 \textrm{ W}$b)$12.26 / hr

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