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Work Question

  1. Jan 20, 2007 #1
    Is a work done by a force equal to the sum of the work done by the its components?
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  3. Jan 20, 2007 #2


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    Try to think of an example to prove/disprove your point. Let a force F be doing some work on a displacement d. Define the work and look at the scalar product.
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