A force F is applied to a 2.0-kg radio-controlled model car parallel to the *
x-*axis as it moves along a straight track. The *
x-*component of the force varies with the *
x-*coordinate of the car as shown in the figure .

Calculate the work done by the force F when the car moves from x=0 to x=3.0 m.

Calculate the work done by the force F when the car moves from x=3.0 m to x=4.0 m.

Calculate the work done by the force F when the car moves from x=4.0 m to x=7.0 m.

Calculate the work done by the force F when the car moves from x=0 to x=7.0 m.

Calculate the work done by the force F when the car moves from x=7.0 m to x=2.0 m.

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