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AP® Physics C: Mechanics

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Equilibrium points for a given $U(x)$

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If a particle has position-dependent potential defined by $U(x) = x ^ {2} - 3 x - 4$, where will the particle be at equilibrium?

A

$-1 m$

B

$0 m$

C

$1.5 m$

D

$2 m$

E

$4 m$