(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Calculate the force on a particle at a position in space

r=[x,y,z]

V(r;A,B)=(A/r^14) - (B/r^8)

with A=1.5 and B=2/5

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I know how to solve these when there is x,y,z involved, but i am not sure how to deal with something that has r in the equation, cna anyone explain?

Thanks

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# Homework Help: Calculating force given a potential

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