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# Work done by the tugboats

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Two tugboats pull a disabled supertanker. Each tug exerts a constant force of 1.9e10^6 N, one at an angle 12.0 degrees west of north, and the other at an angle 12.0 degrees east of north, as they pull the tanker a distance 0.700 km toward the north. What is the total work done by the two tugboats on the supertanker? Express your answer in joules.

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Combination of two forces should direct to the North.

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F1 is the force at the angle 12.0 degrees west of north, F2 is the force at the angle 12.0 degrees east of north, F1 and ...

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