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Homework Help: Vector field equation - Find work of the field

  1. Aug 13, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I have this vector field equation, the first part of the question is to find the potential equation for it, I found it.
    The second part of the question is to find the work of the field through this path.
    My idea is to plug t in the r equation, because I'm not sure but I think (x,y,z)=(component of r), is that right? and that way I find the start point of the path and the end point, plug it into the potential equation and that's it, is that right?

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  3. Aug 13, 2008 #2

    Dick

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    Re: Work

    Sure, that's it.
     
  4. Aug 13, 2008 #3
    Re: Work

    10x, it seemed so easy, and they gave 10 points for it (it's a question from a test), so I got confuse...
     
  5. Aug 13, 2008 #4

    Dick

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    Re: Work

    Well done! I didn't have to help much, did I? I like that.
     
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