Work Examples

Work Examples

Various descriptions of different scenarios are provided. Carefully read each and decide whether it is or is not an example of work.

published on November 19, 20137 responses 0

A 15-pound barbell with 100 pounds of added weight is lifted by a student on a bench press.

Yes, this is an example of work.
No, this is not an example of work.

A student holds a 15-pound barbell with 100 pounds of added weight stationary over their head.

Yes, this is an example of work.
No, this is not an example of work.

A box is pushed at an angle across the ground.

Yes, this is an example of work.
No, this is not an example of work.

A truck hauls a horse trailer across the country.

Yes, this is an example of work.
No, this is not an example of work.

A waitress carries a tray full of food over head across a restaurant while holding the tray perfectly horizontal.

Yes, this is an example of work.
No, this is not an example of work.