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Homework Help: Potential Engery Function

  1. Nov 5, 2006 #1
    I just don't understand the whole concept of the whole potential engry thing.

    How do I do this problem?

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  3. Nov 5, 2006 #2


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    Well, this one is extremely simple. You have a function of two variables U(x, y). How do you find a value of the function at some point (x, y)?
  4. Nov 5, 2006 #3
    I dont' know.
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