Calculate the work done by the force

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Homework Statement



A particle moves from the origin to the point x=3m, y=6m along the curve y=ax^2 - bx , where a = 2.0m^-1 and b = 4.0m . It is subject to a force F=cxy i + d j , where c= 8.0N/m^2 and d= 16N .

Homework Equations



Calculate the work done by the force

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Homework Statement



A particle moves from the origin to the point x=3m, y=6m along the curve y=ax^2 - bx , where a = 2.0m^-1 and b = 4.0m . It is subject to a force F=cxy i + d j , where c= 8.0N/m^2 and d= 16N .

Homework Equations



Calculate the work done by the force

The Attempt at a Solution

Work is defined as:

[tex]\int\vec{F}d\vec{x}[/tex]. Do you know what's next?
 
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what's the next?
 
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what's the next?
Take the integral of work.

[tex]W=\int Fds \rightarrow W = \int\int F dx dy[/tex]

Catch my drift?
 

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