# The potential energy of a particle moving along the x axis is shown in Figure 8-34. When the particle is

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The potential energy of a particle moving along the x axis is shown in Figure 8-34. When the particle is at x = 1.0 m it has 3.6 J of kinetic energy. Give approximate answers to the following questions.

(a) What is the total mechanical energy of the system?

(b) What is the smallest value of x the particle can reach?

(c) What is the largest value of x the particle can reach?

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**8**- Potential Energy and Conservation of EnergySection: Section 8.1

Problem: 48

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