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  • Ari Horesh

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    A horse of weight 6000N gallops at a speed of 16 m/s. Taking the acceleration of free fall
    as 10m/s^2
    , calculate the kinetic energy of the horse. (Give your answer in kJ.)

  • EnterMedSchool Team

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    June 24, 2021 at 7:15 am
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    let׳s see what we can get from the question׳s details.

    the horse weights 6000N and we know that Mass X g = Weight, so the horse weights 600kg.

    its velocity is 16m/s

    kinetic energy is 1/2mv^2

    so 1/2 times 600 times 16^2

    is 76800 jouls. we need to give our answer is Kj so let’s divide by 1000 to get 76.8

    – Ari

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