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Problem: No work is done by gravity on a bowling ball that rolls along a bowling alley becauseA. No distance is covered by the ballB. No force acts on the ballC. The force on the ball is at a right angle to the ball's motionD. No potential energy is being converted to the kinetic energy

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We are required to apply the concept of work done.

Work done:

W=Fdcosθ

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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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