Problem: 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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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.

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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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