Problem: Four students run up the stairs as shown in the figure: Adam (mass of 80 kg) goes up 10 m in 10 s, Bob (80 kg) 10 m in 8 seconds, Claire (64 kg) 10 m in 8 s, and David (80 kg) 20 m in 25 s. Who has the smallest power output? A. Bob B. Claire C. David D. Adam

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Four students run up the stairs as shown in the figure: Adam (mass of 80 kg) goes up 10 m in 10 s, Bob (80 kg) 10 m in 8 seconds, Claire (64 kg) 10 m in 8 s, and David (80 kg) 20 m in 25 s.

Who has the smallest power output?

A. Bob

B. Claire

C. David

D. Adam

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