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How much work does a supermarket checkout attendant do on a can of soup he pushes 0.600 m horizontally with a force of 5.00 N? Express your answer in joules and kilocalories.
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Final Answer

$3.00 \textrm{ J}$, or $7.17 \times 10^{-4} \textrm{ kcal}$

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OpenStax College Physics Solution, Chapter 7, Problem 1 (Problems & Exercises) (0:38)

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Comments

Submitted by kelseylane11 on Thu, 01/31/2019 - 15:10

Why aren't all the problems on here?

Submitted by ShaunDychko on Fri, 02/01/2019 - 13:05

You're probably asking about the even numbered problems? At the moment I'm covering all the odd numbered problems in order to cover chapters more quickly. After I'm done these (only 6 chapters to go) I'll return to the beginning of the textbook and cover the evens. It'll take a while though, and probably I'll complete sometime in the summer.

Best wishes,
Shaun

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