AP Physics 1 Question 436: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 436

4. A car's engine must exert a force of 2,000 N to maintain a speed of 30 m/s up an incline. What is the power provided by the engine during this motion?

  • A. 67 W
  • B. 9,000 W
  • C. 60,000 W
  • D. 90,000 W

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

C

The power can be calculated as follows:

P = Fv = 2,000 N(30 m/s) = 60,000 W