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In figure, the variation of potential energy of a particle of mass is represented w.r.t its x-coordinate. The particle moves under the effect of the conservative force along the x-axis. Which of the following statements is incorrect about the particle?

  1. If it is released at the origin, it will move in negative x-axis.
  2. If it is released at , where , then its maximum speed will be and it will perform oscillatory motion.
  3. If initially and , then it will cross
  4. and are unstable equilibrium positions of the particle.
Correct Answer: Option(d)
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