Problem: Justin, with a mass of 45 kg, is going down an 8.0-m-high water slide. He starts at rest, and his speed at the bottom is 12 m/s.How much thermal energy is created by friction during his descent?

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Justin, with a mass of 45 kg, is going down an 8.0-m-high water slide. He starts at rest, and his speed at the bottom is 12 m/s.

How much thermal energy is created by friction during his descent?