Interaction Potential Energy Formula

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Jasmine 2C
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Interaction Potential Energy Formula

Postby Jasmine 2C » Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:15 pm

Do we need to memorize the formula for interaction potential energy (the proportionality formula) or do we just need to remember how the variables relate to each other, say, how the radius affects interaction potential energy?

Norman Dis4C
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Re: Interaction Potential Energy Formula

Postby Norman Dis4C » Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:27 pm

All you need to know is the relationship between the different variables. There is no calculation on the test.

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Re: Interaction Potential Energy Formula

Postby MaggieHan1L » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:02 pm

You just have to be aware of the proportionality and that r is to the power of 6 so it has a pretty big impact.

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