Measuring work in joules

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Homework Statement



If I push on a chair with 20 Newtons of force, but it doesn't move, I have done _____ of work.

a. 20 joules
b. 200 joules
c. zero joules
d. 100 joules

Homework Equations



W=Force x Displacement

The Attempt at a Solution



0 joules =20x0
 

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You got this one right.
 

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