**Weegy:** Sir/Madam, work done is the joule, which is defined as the work done by a force of one newton acting over a distance of one meter. In physics, mechanical work is the amount of energy transferred by a force acting through a distance. [ Like energy, it is a scalar quantity, with SI units of joules. The term work was first coined in 1826 by the French mathematician Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis. ]

**User:** ____ The unit for measuring work in the metric system.

**Weegy:** Sir/Madam, THe answer is "METER"

**User:** Calculate the work done.
A crane lifts 5000 newtons to the top of a roof which is 6 meters high.
5000 n-m
30,000 n-m
3000 ft-lbs
300 n-m

**Weegy:** Sir/Madam, the answer is 15000

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