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Problem: The force acting on a particle varies as shown in Figure P7.14. Find the work done by the force on the particle as it moves (a) from x = 0 to x = 8.00 m, (b) from x = 8.00 m to x = 10.0 m, and (c) from x = 0 to x = 10.0 m.

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Work done by force over Δx is the area under the curve.

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The force acting on a particle varies as shown in Figure P7.14. Find the work done by the force on the particle as it moves (a) from x = 0 to x = 8.00 m, (b) from x = 8.00 m to x = 10.0 m, and (c) from x = 0 to x = 10.0 m.

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