# Paul Konerko hit a 135 m grand slam in Game 2 of the World Series. He did 3,245 J of work. With what force did he hit the ball?

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Feb 22, 2018

Work = Force * Distance

#### Explanation:

So, 3245J = F*135m

Then

I'll let you finish the problem

Feb 23, 2018

I got approximately

#### Explanation:

We need to use the work equation here, which states that:

Since we are solving for force, we might as well rearrange the equation into

Plugging in the given values, we get