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No Work Done

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In which of the following situations is no work being done by the object exerting the force?

A

An elevator floor is exerting a force perpendicular to the bottom of a man's shoes while the man is moving up.

B

A person is applying a normal force to a box to push it along a horizontal surface at a constant speed.

C

A person is holding a string that is exerting a force on a ball attached to the other end. The ball is moving in a circular path.

D

A person is slowly lowering a brick to the floor.

E

More than one of the preceding answers is correct.