Problem: During which interval is the largest amount of energy required to stretch the spring?a) From x = 0 to x = db) From x = d to x = 2dc) From x = 2d to x = 3dd) The energy required is the same in all three intervals

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Potential energy:

PE=12kx2

The energy required, E = ΔPE

E=12k(d2-x2)

a)

E = (1/2)k(d2 - 02) = (1/2)kd2 

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During which interval is the largest amount of ene

During which interval is the largest amount of energy required to stretch the spring?

a) From x = 0 to x = d

b) From x = d to x = 2d

c) From x = 2d to x = 3d

d) The energy required is the same in all three intervals

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