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A body was slightly displaced from its equilibrium position. Which one of the fo...


Question

A body was slightly displaced from its equilibrium position. Which one of the following is a condition for its stable equilibrium

Options

A) an increase in the kinetic energy of the body

B) an increase in the potential energy of the body

C) an increase in the potential energy of the body

D) an increase in the height of the body

The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

Stable equilibrium brings about increase in potential energy as the height rises after displacement.


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