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Study the potential image diagram below:
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Which of the following accounts for why the potential energy of the two atoms approaches zero on the right?
The two atoms are too close together and are being repelled by their respective electrons.
The electrons of one atom are becoming attracted to the nucleus of the other atom.
The electrons of one atom are attracting the electrons of the other atom.
The atoms are too far apart and experience no attractive or repulsive forces relative to each other.