Physics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Work and Energy - Check Your Understanding - Page 145: 3

Answer

d) is correct.

Work Step by Step

As the figure below portrays, a force $F$ in the 4th quadrant will have a component in the $+x$ direction and another component in the $-y$ direction, leading to positive work on a particle pointing in the $+x$ direction and negative work on a particle pointing in $+y$ direction. d) is correct.
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