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

Given L (angular momentum), find the form of V (r) so that the path of a particle is given by the spiral r = C(theta)^{k}, where C and k are constants

2. Relevant equations

L = mr^{2}(theta)'

3. The attempt at a solution

I know I have to find a expression for r' using no theta's and insert it into the energy formula E = K + V(r) but I am lost on how to apply it.

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# Homework Help: Power-law spiral

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