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Homework Help: Kibble book exercise about conservative forces

  1. Nov 26, 2012 #1
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    Kibble book exercise 1, chapter 3. It is the following:

    Find which of the following forces are conservative, and, for those that are conservative, determine the corresponding potential energy function (a and b are constants, and a is a constant vector)

    ii) Fx= a*y Fy=a*z Fy=a*x
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2012
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  4. Nov 27, 2012 #3

    Yes, but I've receive a warning in that thread. In fact, this is the right place to post homework questions, isn't it?
  5. Nov 27, 2012 #4

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    Yes it is, and you did not follow the template. You deleted two of the most important parts of the homework template: Relevant equations and The attempt at a solution.

    We don't do your homework for you at this site. We help you do your own homework. You need to show what you have done to attempt to solve the problem.

    So what are the relevant equations here, and what have you done to answer this question?
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