A child of mass 30 kg runs up a flight of stairs in 6 seconds. The top of the flight is 3 metres above the bottom, and at the top he is running at 2ms^-1. What average power does he need to produce?
This is one of the first exercises I have had to tackle concerning power, so I'm pretty sure its meant to be simple. However, in terms of power both force x velocity and work/time i have no idea where to start.
Without the child's starting speed, horizontal distance covered or total distance run I'm at a loss for what to use and what to look for...any suggestions would help.