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Homework Help: Calculate the work down by the force on the object

  1. Jan 30, 2010 #1
    its the second part of the question that I don't understand:

    according the graph shown, the net force acting on an object varies wth the object's displacement. Calculate the work down by the force on the object at the various displacements listed below (i won't bother telling you since you don't have the graph, but I figured out the work done to be these)

    a)the work down = 160J

    "state two possible outcomes of the work above being done on the object". I dont know what they mean by that...

    Please explain!
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  3. Jan 30, 2010 #2


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    Hi Shaley! :smile:

    (can't you vary the titles of your threads? :wink:)
    I'll guess they mean that work done changes the energy, so where does the extra energy go? :smile:
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