# What does the work-energy theorem state?

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What does the work-energy theorem state?

## Energy Transfer:

There are several ways that energy can be transferred into or out of a system. One of these is work. In physics, work has a very specific definition. It is defined as the product of the force applied to a system and the distance that the system moves.

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View this answerWork is one way to transfer energy into or out of a system. The work-energy theorem says that the amount of work done on a system by forces that are...

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Chapter 8 / Lesson 7Learn to define work and energy. Discover the work energy theorem and the work energy theorem equation. See the relationship between work and energy with examples.