From the equation of kinetic energy:
K.E = (1/2)mv2
At point B:
The potential energy is 2J. The kinetic energy is (5 - 2) = 2 J.
The figure is the potential-energy diagram for a 500 g particle that is released from rest at A. What are the particle's speeds at B, C, and D?
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