Mechanical Work is defined as W=FD. Where F is a constant force. The force is parallel to the displacement(providing theta = 0) and in the same direction.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Why do we multiply Force TIMES distance? It's the multiplication that confuses me

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# Question about Work

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