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A simple pendulum, consisting of mass m and a string, swings upward making an angle X with the vertical. What is the work done by the tension force? (answer in terms of mg)

2. Relevant equations

W=Fd

3. The attempt at a solution

What I need to do is solve for the tension force, which at the bottom of the pendulum is simply mg, right? However I am having trouble determing the distance that the tension force is applied to. Can anyone get me started in the right direction? Thanks.

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# Homework Help: Work done by tension question

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