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Kinetic Energy

the energy a moving object has because of its motion

Potential Energy

stored energy due to position

Elastic Potential Energy

energy stored by something that can stretch or compress, such as a rubber band or spring

Chemical Potential Energy

energy stored in chemical bonds

Gravitational Potential Energy

energy stored by objects due to their position above earth's surface

Mechanical Energy

the total amount of potential and kinetic energy in a system

law of conservation of energy

states that energy cannot be created or destroyed

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