Physics - Kinetic Energy

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What is power?
The measure of how quickly work is being done and so how quickly energy is being transfered.
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What is gravitation potential energy?
The amount of potential (stored) energy in an object above the earths surface. This depends on mass and height above ground.
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What does kinetic energy depend on?
Mass and speed.
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On a pendulam, when the bob is at it's highest point, what is at it's maximum?
It's gravitational potential energy.
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At the bottom of the swing, what is at it's maximum?
It's kinetic energy.
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What is momentum?
The tendency of an object to keep moving in the same direction.
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What else does momentum depend on apart from mass and speed?
Velocity (speed in a particular direction).
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What is gravitation potential energy?

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The amount of potential (stored) energy in an object above the earths surface. This depends on mass and height above ground.

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What does kinetic energy depend on?

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On a pendulam, when the bob is at it's highest point, what is at it's maximum?

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At the bottom of the swing, what is at it's maximum?

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