When a particle of mass m is at (x, 0), it is attracted toward the origin with

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When a particle of mass m is at (x, 0), it is attracted toward the origin with a force whose magnitude is k/x2. If the particle starts from rest at x = b and is acted on by no other forces, find the work done on it by the time it reaches x = a, 0 < a < b.

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Thomas Calculus Early Transcendentals

ISBN: 9780321884077

13th Edition

Authors: Joel R Hass, Christopher E Heil, Maurice D Weir

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