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10-55.

Review your work from problem 10-51.
work = (force) · (distance)

Which component of the given vector is actually moving the box forward?

Find the magnitude of the horizontal component of the given vector.

Since this is a 30°-60°-90° triangle, y = 25 and x = 25√3.

work = (25√3 pounds)(10 feet) = 433 foot-pounds