Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Work and Kinetic Energy - Exercises and Problems - Page 228: 15


(a) $A\cdot B = -2.74$ (b) $C\cdot D = -20$ (c) $E\cdot F = 10.4$

Work Step by Step

(a) $A\cdot B = \vert {A}\vert ~\vert {B}\vert~cos(\theta)$ $A\cdot B = (2)(4)~cos(110^{\circ})$ $A\cdot B = -2.74$ (b) $C\cdot D = \vert {C}\vert ~\vert {D}\vert~cos(\theta)$ $C\cdot D = (4)(5)~cos(180^{\circ})$ $C\cdot D = -20$ (c) $E\cdot F = \vert {E}\vert ~\vert {F}\vert~cos(\theta)$ $E\cdot F = (4)(3)~cos(30^{\circ})$ $E\cdot F = 10.4$
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