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A force is applied to a particle, defined by:

F(x,y)= (y^2, 2xy) << This is a verticle bracket with the y^2 ontop of the 2xy

The path of the particle is straight. The particle moves from (-1,2) to (1,3)

i) Calculate the work that the forceFdoes as the particle moves along the path C by evaluating the appropreate line integral directly

I dont know where to start with this. I know that work: w = fd so to get the distance i must do some integration, but how do you integrate a vector like that?

Can somone please help!? - would be much appreciated

Many thanks

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# Homework Help: Vector calculus

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