# What is the work done by a horse that exerts an applied force of 100 N on a sleigh, if the harness makes an angle of 30° with the ground, and the sleigh moves 30 m across a flat level ice surface?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 1, 2018

I get approximately

#### Explanation:

Work done is given by the equation,

where:

#W# is the work done in joules

#F# is the force in newtons

#d# is the distance moved in meters

#theta# is the angle of incline in degrees

So, we get: