# If it takes 68 joules of work to push a desk chair across a floor, what force would be needed?

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Mar 9, 2018

Well it depends...

#### Explanation:

Work is given by the equation

If you just give

So, it also depends on the distance the desk is pushed.

Mar 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

#W# = work done (#J# )#F# = force (#N# )#s# = distance travelled in the direction of the force (#m# )

The question only gives the value for