Physics

Question

A 70.-kilogram cyclist develops 210 watts of
power while pedaling at a constant velocity of
7.0 meters per second east. What average force is
exerted eastward on the bicycle to maintain this
constant speed?
(1) 490 N (3) 3.0 N
(2) 30. N (4) 0 N

1 Answer

  •      The Definition of Potence is given by:

    [tex]P=Fv[/tex]
     
         Entering the unknowns:

    [tex]P=Fv \\ 210=7F \\ F= \frac{210}{7} \\ \boxed {F=30N}[/tex]

    Number 2

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