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## Homework Statement

If I know the potential function if a vector F can I calculate the line integral from point A to B using that potential function?

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If I know the potential function if a vector F can I calculate the line integral from point A to B using that potential function?

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Absolutely.

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Dick

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Right again. The line integral is path independent if the vector field has a potential.

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