### Work Equation Derivation

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**Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:59 pm**Hi! I was just wondering if we will be required to know the derivation for the work equation, w = (-p)*(delta v), involving the integral for the exam.

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Posted: **Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:59 pm**

Hi! I was just wondering if we will be required to know the derivation for the work equation, w = (-p)*(delta v), involving the integral for the exam.

Posted: **Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:02 pm**

I don't think we will need to know the derivation, its good to know how to get and rearrange some of the equations but as far as the integral goes it doesn't really appear in the homework so it probably won't be included in our upcoming test.