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The force acting on an object is given by Fx =
(8x- 16) N, where x is in meters. (a) Make a plot of this force
vs. x from x = 0 to x = 3.00 m. (b) From your graph, find the
net work done by the force as the object moves from x = 0 to
x = 3.00 m.

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Step 1

a)

Function Fx=(8x-16) N is plotted below.

 

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20 10 4 Displacement ( m) -10 -20 Force(N)

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Step 2

b)

Area under force-displacement graph will gives the work done.

Consider the displacement from x=0 m to x=2 m.

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W =(-15N)(2m) =-15J

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Step 3

Consider the displacement f...

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W. =-(10N)(2m) =10J

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