Determine the work done by the force of gravity, Physics

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Hiker stands at the bottom of steep hill.  The hiker may follow a straight line path to the top of the hill, a distance of 300 feet, or she may follow a zig-zag path to the top of the hill and walk a distance of 600 feet. 

The work done by the force of gravity along the zig-zag path is how many times the work going along the straight path?  Is it:

a)  Equal

b)  Twice

c)  4 times

d)  8 times?

Ans- Equal

 


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