Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Kinetic Energy and Work - Questions: 3c

Answer

Negative work is done.

Work Step by Step

The particle's motion is in the negative direction. The force is acting in the positive X direction. In relation to the particle's motion, the force is acting in the opposite direction, therefore negative work is being done.
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