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Is conservation of energy correct?

  1. Jul 19, 2006 #1
    my mistake
     
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  3. Jul 19, 2006 #2

    arildno

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    Yes conservation of energy is correct.
     
  4. Jul 19, 2006 #3

    vanesch

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    Because the integral of 1/r^2 is not 1/3 1/r^3 but rather -1/r

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