Problem: Which has the greater kinetic energy, an object with a mass of 2.0 kg and a velocity of 1.0 m/s or an object with a mass of 1.0 kg and a velocity of 2.0 m/s?

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K.E. = 12mv2


mass 1

K.E. = 12(2.0 kg)(1.0 ms)2 = 1.0 J


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Which has the greater kinetic energy, an object with a mass of 2.0 kg and a velocity of 1.0 m/s or an object with a mass of 1.0 kg and a velocity of 2.0 m/s?

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