Physics

A horizontal force with a magnitude of 3.0 newtons applied to a 7.0 kilogram mass moves the mass horizontally a distance of 2.0 meters. Determine the work done against gravity in moving the mass.

What is the formula that you use?

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1. The object is not moved against gravity, so zero work was done on gravity.

Work= force*distance*cosAngle where Angle is the angle between force and distance. In this case, the force of gravity and displacement is at 90 degrees. The cosine90 =0

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2. 6.0 joules

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3. Work=Force*Distance
Work=(3N)*(2m)
Work= 6 Joules

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