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

Find the force vector fields (in terms of x, y, z, and any constants) for each of the following 3-dimensional potential energy fields

Question B:

Assume SI units for force, energy, and lengths x, y, z: What must be the units of each of the constants?

2. Relevant equations

a) V(x,y,z) = a(xyz) + C

b) V(x,y,z) = αx² + βy² + ɣz² + D

c) V(x,y,z) = b e –( σx +ϑy + ρz)

3. The attempt at a solution

I honestly don't even know where to begin with this. I can't find anything about it in my book, nor does google give me any tips. Could someone describe how to treat such a question?

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# Homework Help: Finding force vector fields for 3 dimensional potential energy fields

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