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Problem 47 Hard Difficulty

(a) Show that a constant force field does zero work on a particle that moves once uniformly around the circle $ x^2 + y^2 = 1 $.

(b) Is this also true for a force field $ \textbf{F(x)} = k\textbf{x} $, where $ k $ is a constant and $ \textbf{x} = \langle x, y \rangle $?


a) $W=0$
(b) Yes


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Video Transcript

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