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Problem: A particle is subject to a force Fx that varies with position as shown in the following figure. Find the work done by the force on the particle as it moves from x = 5.00 m to x = 8.00 m.

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In a Force-position time graph, the work done is equal to the area under the curve. From x = 5.00 m to x = 8.00 m, the shape is a rectangle.

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A particle is subject to a force Fx that varies with position as shown in the following figure. Find the work done by the force on the particle as it moves from x = 5.00 m to x = 8.00 m.

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