# Baseball physics work problem

1. Nov 17, 2009

### Vision5

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$$W=F* \Delta$$x

3. The attempt at a solution[/tex]

W=511*12.0???

2. Nov 17, 2009

### Delphi51

Re: Work

Welcome to PF, Vision.
You've got it except convert the cm to meters.

3. Nov 17, 2009

### Vision5

Re: Work

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