# The figure here shows a plot of potential energy U versus position x of a 0.878 kg particle that can travel only along an x axis. (Nonconservative forces are not involved.) Threevalues are U = 15.0 J, Ug = 35.0 J and Uc 45.0 J. The particle is released at x = 4.50 m with an initial speed of 7.70 m/s, headed in the negative x direction. (a) If theparticle can reach x 1.00 m, what is its speed there, and if it cannot, what is its turning point? What are the (b) magnitude and (c) direction of the force on the particle as itbegins to move to the left of x = 4.00 m? Suppose, instead, the particle is headed in the positive x direction when it is released at x 4.50 m at speed 7.70 m/s. (d) If theparticle can reach x 7.00 m, what is its speed there, and if it cannot, what is its turning point? What are the (e) magnitude and (f) direction of the force on the particle as itbegins to move to the right of x 5.00 m?UBUA6(m)Unit(a) Number(b) NumberUnit(c)(d) Number|Unit(e) NumberUnit(f)(o

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Step 1

(a)

Let the velocity at x = 1.0 m be v

We know:

Total energy = kinetic energy + potential energy

Step 2

From the conservation of energy:

(Total energy at x = 4.5 m) = (total energy at x = 1.0 m)

Step 3

(b)

Let the magnitude of the force be F

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