(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

F=(5y+3x-6)i + (2x-y+4)j. find work done by the force on a particle following a triangular path with verticies (0,0),(4,0),(4,3) where the positions are given in meters.

2. Relevant equations

Int(F(x,y))dx*dy ? not really sure for 2 dimensional problems

3. The attempt at a solution

I integrated the force equation with respect to x and then y to obtain...

2xy(5y+3x-3)i + xy(x-(1/2)y+4)j and then calculated the work for each section of the path and added them together. i don't think its the right way to do it though. Is there a way to solve this without the need for line integrals!? Please help

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# Homework Help: Calculate work over a field

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