Gravitational Potential Energy calculations

Stage 1

Calculate the energy transferred to the gravitational potential store for the following:

1. A 70 kg cyclist cycles up a 11 m hill.

2. A ball thrown up 17 m with a mass of 1.7 kg.

3. A 38 kg mass is moved up 49 m.

4. A lift with a mass of 1700 kg moves 15 m up.

5. A 18.5 kg object lifted 13.4 m.

Stage 2

6. Find the mass of a lift that travels 55 m up and has 916300 J in its gravitational potential energy store.

7. Find the height a 70 kg cyclist climbs up, when they have 13034 J in their gravitational potential energy store.

8. Find the mass of a cyclist who after cycling up a 17 m hill has 9996 J in their gravitational potential energy store.

9. Find the height a 1.4 kg ball is thrown after gaining 150.92 J of energy in its gravitational potential store.

10. Find the height a lift moves up by which has a mass of 600 kg and has 205800 J in its gravitational potential energy store.

Stage 3

11. Find the mass of a lift that travels 4000 cm up and has 509600 J in its gravitational potential energy store.

12. Find the height a ball is thrown which has 0.0196 kJ of energy in its gravitational potential store and a mass of 0.1 kg.

13. Find the height a lift moves up by which has a mass of 1000 kg and has 539000 J in its gravitational potential energy store.

14. Find the height of an object after being moved with 0.009286774 MJ of energy in its gravitational potential store and a mass of 49.1 kg.

15. Find the energy transferred to the gravitational potential store when a ball thrown up 300 cm with a mass of 1 kg.

Stage 1

1. 7546 J

2. 283.22 J

3. 18247.6 J

4. 249900 J

5. 2429.42 J

Stage 2

6. 1700 kg

7. 19 m

8. 60 kg

9. 11 m

10. 35 m

Stage 3

11. 1300 kg

12. 20 m

13. 55 m

14. 19.3 m

15. 29.4 J