Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy - Questions: 3a

Answer

The $\Delta$$E_{mec}$ along the direct path is 12J.

Work Step by Step

The 3 conservative force paths all have a $\Delta$$E_{mec}$ of 12J. The direct path is also a conservative force so its $\Delta$$E_{mec}$ must also be 12J.
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