GED Science : Kinetic Energy

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Example Question #1 : Kinetic Energy

A ball that has a mass of 2kg is launched upward at a velocity of . What is the initial kinetic energy of the ball?

Assume the ball is traveling in a vacuum.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:


Kinetic energy (measured in Joules) can be solved using the equation:

We are given both the mass of the projectile (2kg) and its velocity (). Using these values, we can solve the equation.

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