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Homework Help: Homework Question

  1. Feb 24, 2006 #1
    What is the formula for work?

    Is it distance x force?
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  3. Feb 24, 2006 #2
    The problem is:

    What is the work done if pushing a sled requires 50N to move it 15 meters?
  4. Feb 24, 2006 #3


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    Work done = force x distance moved in the direction of that force.
  5. Feb 24, 2006 #4
    Thank you.
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