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The force acting on a particle varies as in the figure below. (The x axis is marked in increments of 1.50 m.)

Find the work done by the force as the particle moves across the following distances.

(a) from x = 0 m to x = 12.0 m


(b) from x = 12.0 m to x = 18.0 m


(c) from x = 0 m to x = 18.0 m

F, (N)
B.
6.
4
NG
x (m)
-2
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F, (N) B. 6. 4 NG x (m) -2

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Step 1

Work done = area under graph

Step 2

a) From 0-12

Work done

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W =x6x12 = 36 J

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b) From 12-18

Work done

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W =x3x6 =-9 J I| ||

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