Problem: A potential energy function is given by U = Ax3 + Bx2 - Cx + D Find the stable equilibrium position for A = 3.45 J/m 3, B = 1.05 J/m 2, C = 1.7 J/m, and D = 4.2 J. 

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A potential energy function is given by

U = Ax3 + Bx2 - Cx + D

Find the stable equilibrium position for A = 3.45 J/m 3, B = 1.05 J/m 2, C = 1.7 J/m, and D = 4.2 J. 

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