Figure 8-29 shows a potential energy curve, U(x). (a) At which point does the force have greatest…

Figure 8-29 shows a potential energy curve,
U(x). (a) At which point does the force have greatest magnitude? (b) For each
labeled point, state whether the force acts to the left or to the right, or is
zero, (c) Where is there equilibrium and of what type is it?

FIGURE 8-29