A boy is sitting on a sled that is 100kg. If you pull the sled

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A boy is sitting on a sled that is 100kg. If you pull the sled forward for 20 meters, your avg. force is 500N. How much work did you do at that time? (no friction on the ice/snow). What was your avg. acceleration?

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welcome to pf!

hi zmillz18! welcome to pf! :wink:

show us what you've tried, and where you're stuck, and then we'll know how to help! :smile:
 
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well i got the avg. acceleration i think..i just need help finding how much work he did, I don't know where to start lol
 
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the avg acceleration i got was v1 = .04
 
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well, work = force times distance, sooo … ? :smile:
 
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so 500N x 20 meters?
 
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yup! :biggrin:
 

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