posted by Megan .
A record company executive is on his way to a TV interview and is carrying a promotional CD in his briefcase. The mass of the briefcase and its contents is 4.00 kg. The executive realizes that he is going to be late. Starting from rest, he starts to run, reaching a speed of 2.50 m/s. What is the work done by the executive on the briefcase during this time? Neglect air resistance.