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Short Answer

The rope in FIGURE Q9.4 pulls the box to the left across a rough surface. Is the
work done by tension positive, negative, or zero? Explain.

Work done is positive .

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Step1: Given information

A force pulls the box to the left across a rough surface

Step2: Explanation

Work done is positive when direction of force and displacement in the same direction.

In this case the force and displacement are in same direction so work done is positive.

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