Problem: The graph shows the potential energy of an electric dipole. Consider a dipole that oscillates between ±60°What is dipole's kinetic energy when it is aligned with the electric field if the mechanical energy is -1μJ and potential energy of the system is 2μJ.

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Potential energy:

Udipole=-PEcosθ

Total energy:

E=KE+U

The dipole is aligned with the electric field when θ = 0°.

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The graph shows the potential energy of an electric dipole. Consider a dipole that oscillates between ±60°

What is dipole's kinetic energy when it is aligned with the electric field if the mechanical energy is -1μJ and potential energy of the system is 2μJ.

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