A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 3 years ago
If you are given time and distance, you can determine power if you know
force.
watts.
energy.
joules.
anonymous
 3 years ago
If you are given time and distance, you can determine power if you know force. watts. energy. joules.

This Question is Closed

theEric
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, watts are the units of power, and joules are the units of energy, and this question isn't going for you knowing units. It wants you to know which physical concept is missing from knowing the power. You're down to "force" or "energy." Do you have a guess and a reason?

theEric
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay!\[W=F\ d\ cos(\theta)\]Put that in the power equation, if you need another hint.

theEric
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Why do you guess "force"?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0W=F d cos(θ) W is work in Joules; F is force through distance; Cos theta is cosine of an angle theta

theEric
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, you say the answer is force because, well, you need it. And I agree, you're totally right.

theEric
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[P=\frac{W}{t}=\frac{F\ d\ cos(\theta)}{t}\]so you know distance and time, you just need force. The equations can be telling!

theEric
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1And congrats, because you did it! I just posted equations, haha.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.