# Work/Potential Energy of a Spring

by JJBrian
Tags: energy, spring, work or potential
 HW Helper P: 5,003 You seem to be missing a few negative signs...It might help you to find them by looking at the definition of work done by any force $\textbf{F}$ in moving an object form point $\textbf{a}$ to point $\textbf{b}$...what is that definition (it involves an integral and a dot product)?