A catcher "gives" with a baseball when catching it.
If the baseball exerts a force of 462 N on the glove such that the glove is displaced 11.9 cm, how much work is done by the ball? answer in units of J.
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The work done is the product of force and the distance the glove displaced..
The force is 462N.The distance the force displaced the glove is
1Joule = 1Newton force acting for a distance of 1 meter = 1N m
Therefore, the work done inthe displacement of the glove=
The work done is given by the formula:
Work done = Force*Displacement
Given: Force = 462 N, and Displacement = 11.9 cm = 0.119 m
Work done = 462*0.119 = 54.978 J
Work done by ball is 54.978 J
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