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What Do You Mean By Kinetic Energy?


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Kinetic energy:

  1. Kinetic energy is the energy that an object has as a result of its movement. That means when a body is in motion it possesses kinetic energy
  2. Kinetic energy can never be negative and is a scalar quantity, meaning it only provides the magnitude and not the direction.
  3. Kinetic energy is used by any moving object: a person walking, a baseball being thrown, a crumb falling from a table.
  4. Kinetic energy is given by: K=12mv2, where m is the mass of the body and v is the velocity of the body.

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