Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 6 - Work and Energy - Misconceptual Questions: 1

Answer

Choice B.

Work Step by Step

Nonzero work done by a force requires that the object has some motion along (or against) the direction of the force. If the object doesn’t move, then there is no displacement and by the definition of work, there is also no work.
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