# Problem: A 100 g particle experiences the one-dimensional, conservative force Fx shown in the figure.Let the zero of the potential energy be at x = 0 m.What is the potential energy at x = 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0 m? Hint: Think about the definition of potential energy and the geometric interpretation of the work done by a varying force.Suppose the particle is shot toward the right from x = 1.0 m with a speed of 24 m/s. Where is the particles turning point?

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A 100 g particle experiences the one-dimensional, conservative force Fx shown in the figure .

Let the zero of the potential energy be at x = 0 m.What is the potential energy at x = 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0 m? Hint: Think about the definition of potential energy and the geometric interpretation of the work done by a varying force.

Suppose the particle is shot toward the right from x = 1.0 m with a speed of 24 m/s. Where is the particles turning point?

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