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

The only force acting on a 2.4 kg body as it moves along the x axis varies as shown below. The velocity of the body at x = 0 is 4.0 m/s.

(a) What is the kinetic energy of the body at x = 3.0 m?

(b) At what value of x will the body have a kinetic energy of 8.0 J?

(c) What is the maximum kinetic energy attained by the body between x = 0 and x = 5.0 m?

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2. Relevant equations

Work is equal to the change in kinetic energy

W=F*d

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm at a loss here, I really just need some help interpreting what this graph is. I think a point in the right direction might get me started so any help is appreciated. I've been struggling a bit on work and kinetic energy and were already finishing potential energy in class so any help is appreciated heh

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# Homework Help: One force represented along an x-axis

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