SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 591: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 591


Which of the graphs above shows two electrons as they separate from one another?

A. Graph A
B. Graph B
C. Graph C
D. Graph D
E. Graph E

Correct Answer: A


The correct answer is (A). The force the two electrons exert on each other decreases when the distance between the two particles increases. A variation of a parabolic curve that is shown is graph A.

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