Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 7 - Exercises and Problems: 37

Answer

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We know that the potential energy is: $U=-\int Fdx$ $\implies U=-\int (ax^2+b)dx$ $U=-(\frac{a}{3})x^3-bx$
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