Physics: Energy Transfers and Efficiency

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What is often lost through most energy transfers?
Heat
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Define Efficiency?
A Measure of how much energy is usually transferred
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What is the mathematical formula for Efficiency?
Useful Energy divided by Total Energy In
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Name 9 Energy Transfers?
Elastic Potential, Gravitational Potential, Electrical, Chemical, Light, Nuclear, Sound, Thermal, Kinetic
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When Useful Energy ends up as heat and is transferred to cooler surroundings, what happens to the energy?
Becomes Less Concentrated / It
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Define Efficiency?

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A Measure of how much energy is usually transferred

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Name 9 Energy Transfers?

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When Useful Energy ends up as heat and is transferred to cooler surroundings, what happens to the energy?

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