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 - Questions: 2

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

Work done by a force is the magnitude of the force, multiplied by the displacement in the direction of the force. A centripetal force is perpendicular to the direction of motion, so it cannot do work on an object moving in a circle.
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