Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 7 - Kinetic Energy and Work - Questions: 2a

Answer

Situation (a) corresponds with plot 2.

Work Step by Step

In situation (a), the forces are equal (as well as opposite) so there is no net force. Therefore the block continues to move at the same velocity, maintaining a constant kinetic energy.
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