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- Homework Statement
- Suppose you are moving an oven onto the back of a truck which is 1.5m above the ground.

1. Would pushing the oven up a ramp 4m long require more force than pushing the oven up a ramp 10m long?

2. Would pushing the oven up a ramp 4m long require more work than pushing the oven up a ramp 10m long?

- Relevant Equations
- W = FdcosѲ

Apologies for my fairly undescriptive title, I'm having trouble coming up with a better one.

I'm simply trying to verify whether my understanding of this problem is correct.

1. Pushing the oven up a ramp 4m long would require more force (my reasoning here is based on the results of a lab which I'm confident about, which suggested that there is an inverse relationship between length of ramp and applied force)

2. Both scenarios would require the same amount of work to be done, as both the distance and angle are changing

I'm simply trying to verify whether my understanding of this problem is correct.

1. Pushing the oven up a ramp 4m long would require more force (my reasoning here is based on the results of a lab which I'm confident about, which suggested that there is an inverse relationship between length of ramp and applied force)

2. Both scenarios would require the same amount of work to be done, as both the distance and angle are changing