Problem: A 500 kg elevator accelerates upward at 1.3 m/s2 for 19 m, starting from rest.(a) How much work does gravity do on the elevator?(b) How much work does the tension in the elevator cable do on the elevator?(c) What is the elevator’s kinetic energy after traveling 19 m?

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A 500 kg elevator accelerates upward at 1.3 m/s2 for 19 m, starting from rest.
(a) How much work does gravity do on the elevator?
(b) How much work does the tension in the elevator cable do on the elevator?
(c) What is the elevator’s kinetic energy after traveling 19 m?

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