We are required to apply the concept of work done.
No work is done by gravity on a bowling ball that rolls along a bowling alley because
A. No distance is covered by the ball
B. No force acts on the ball
C. The force on the ball is at a right angle to the ball's motion
D. No potential energy is being converted to the kinetic energy
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