Intro to Calculating Work Video Lessons

Concept

# Problem: Categorize each scenario according to whether or not work is done on the object:on the door as you push against it and open iton a toy car as you push it around the flooron the locked door that remains closed while you try to pull it openon books as you lift them and place them on the bookcaseon the piano when you drop it from the third floor to the ground flooron the bowling ball that you are holding while waiting for your turn to bowlon the dishes when you pull a tablecloth out from under them and they remain in placeWork is done:Work is not done:

###### FREE Expert Solution

For the work to be done on an object, a force must be exerted on the object and the object must move in the direction of the force.

Energy is also required to do work.

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###### Problem Details

Categorize each scenario according to whether or not work is done on the object:
on the door as you push against it and open it
on a toy car as you push it around the floor
on the locked door that remains closed while you try to pull it open
on books as you lift them and place them on the bookcase
on the piano when you drop it from the third floor to the ground floor
on the bowling ball that you are holding while waiting for your turn to bowl
on the dishes when you pull a tablecloth out from under them and they remain in place

Work is done:
Work is not done: