# How much work would it take to push a # 1 kg # weight up a # 5 m # plane that is at an incline of # pi / 3 #?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 27, 2016

The work done is found by

#### Explanation:

In any situation where a force acts and an object moves, the work done by or against that force is given by

where

Since the force we work against here is the force of gravity and the displacement is upward at an angle of *relative to the horizontal* , the angle between

Therefore, the work done is