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Homework Help: Potential energy?

  1. Nov 23, 2008 #1
    potential energy?????

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A potential is given by U=(x^3 y^2 z^4i - x^2 y^3 z j+x^3 y^3 k)J. Determine the force associated with this potential.
    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solutionI am not sure if i would just derive or how to approach this probelm
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  3. Nov 23, 2008 #2
    Re: potential energy?????

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