A tugboat pulls a ship with a constant net horizontal force of 3.53 × 103 N and causes the ship to move through a harbor. . . A tugboat pulls a ship with a constant net horizontal force of 3.53 × 103 N and causes the ship to move through a harbor. How much work does the tugboat do on the ship if each moves a distance of 3.96 km ? Answer in units of J
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To calculate work, use the equation: W = Fd, where W is the work, F is the force in Newtons, and d is the distance is meters.
W = 3.53 x 10^3 N * 3960 m = 1.4 x 10^7 J of work done.
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