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Baseball physics work problem

  1. Nov 17, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A catcher "gives" with a baseball when catching it. If the baseball exerts a force of 511N on the glove, so that the glove is displaced 12.0 cm, how much work is done by the ball?

    2. Relevant equations[tex]


    W=F* \Delta[/tex]x

    3. The attempt at a solution[/tex]

    W=511*12.0???
     
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  3. Nov 17, 2009 #2

    Delphi51

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    Re: Work

    Welcome to PF, Vision.
    You've got it except convert the cm to meters.
     
  4. Nov 17, 2009 #3
    Re: Work

    Thanks, i cant believe i overlooked that, wow.
    Thank you for the help.
     
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