Problem: When the automobile brakes to a stop is the “lost” kinetic energy converted mostly to heat or to some form of potential energy?

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The law of conservation of energy states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed - only converted from one form of energy to another.


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When the automobile brakes to a stop is the “lost” kinetic energy converted mostly to heat or to some form of potential energy?

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