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Problem: Two tugboats pull a disabled supertanker. Each tug exerts a constant force of 1.8×106 N , one an angle 15 west of north and the other an angle 15 east of north, as they pull the tanker a distance 0.76 km toward the north.What is the total work they do on the supertanker?

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Two tugboats pull a disabled supertanker. Each tug exerts a constant force of 1.8×106 N , one an angle 15 west of north and the other an angle 15 east of north, as they pull the tanker a distance 0.76 km toward the north.

What is the total work they do on the supertanker?

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