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Problem: A particle is subject to a force Fx that varies with position as shown in the following figure. What is the total work done by the force over the distance x = 0 to x = 15.0 m?

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Work done from x = 0 to x = 15 is equal to the sum of the areas under the curve. We have two triangles and one rectangle. 

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A particle is subject to a force Fx that varies with position as shown in the following figure. What is the total work done by the force over the distance x = 0 to x = 15.0 m?

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