# How is force related to work?

Work is Force multiplied by distance.

W=Fd

The units of work are Joules (J). We can check the above equation by checking that the units are correct. Below is the unit cancellation for the above equation.

J=N*m

( 1 J = 1 N*m. This is the definition of a joule)

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