# Science

Calculate the work done in each of the following situations.

a) A horse pulls a wagon with a force of 1200 N and moves it 15 m.

b) A cable lifts an elevator 16 m by using a cable with a tension force of 2500 N.

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1. 1200 * 15 Joules

2500 * 16 Joules

work = Force component in direction of motion * distance moved.

I wonder why you are asking. This should be in the first sentence of the first paragraph of your text on the subject.

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2. this isnt "homework help"

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3. This does not help at all

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4. whats the answer to a)

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5. W = fd
= ( 1200 N ) ( 15 m )
= 18000 J

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