Problem: If the human body could convert a candy bar directly into work, how high could a 76 kg man climb a ladder if he were fueled by one bar (=1100 kJ)?If the man then jumped off the ladder, what will be his speed when he reaches the bottom?

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If the human body could convert a candy bar directly into work, how high could a 76 kg man climb a ladder if he were fueled by one bar (=1100 kJ)?

If the man then jumped off the ladder, what will be his speed when he reaches the bottom?

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