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Problem: Using a cable with a tension of 1310 N, a tow truck pulls a car 5.00 km along a horizontal roadway. How much work does:(a) the cable do on the car if it pulls horizontally(b) the cable do on the car if it pulls at 35.0° above the horizontal(c) gravity do on the car in part A(d) the cable do on the tow truck if it pulls horizontally(e) the cable do on the tow truck if it pulls at 35.0° above the horizontal

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Using a cable with a tension of 1310 N, a tow truck pulls a car 5.00 km along a horizontal roadway. How much work does:
(a) the cable do on the car if it pulls horizontally
(b) the cable do on the car if it pulls at 35.0° above the horizontal
(c) gravity do on the car in part A
(d) the cable do on the tow truck if it pulls horizontally
(e) the cable do on the tow truck if it pulls at 35.0° above the horizontal

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