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Posted by on Friday, April 30, 2010 at 12:13am.

A person pulls a toboggan for a distance of 37.2 m along the snow with a rope directed 25.4° above the snow. The tension in the rope is 84.1 N. How much work is done on the toboggan by the tension force?

  • Physics - , Friday, April 30, 2010 at 1:47am

    Work equals
    (distance pulled) x (component of pulling force along the direction of motion)
    = 37.2 * 84.1 cos 25.4 Joules

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