Intro to Calculating Work Video Lessons

Concept

# Problem: No work is done by gravity on a bowling ball that rolls along a bowling alley becauseA. No distance is covered by the ballB. No force acts on the ballC. The force on the ball is at a right angle to the ball's motionD. No potential energy is being converted to the kinetic energy

###### FREE Expert Solution

We are required to apply the concept of work done.

Work done:

$\overline{){\mathbf{W}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{Fdcos\theta }}}$

93% (141 ratings)
###### Problem Details

No work is done by gravity on a bowling ball that rolls along a bowling alley because

A. No distance is covered by the ball

B. No force acts on the ball

C. The force on the ball is at a right angle to the ball's motion

D. No potential energy is being converted to the kinetic energy