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Problem: Which statement best compares potential and kinetic energy?a) Only kinetic energy increases when the velocity of an object increasesb) Objects always have more potential energy than kinetic energyc) Only potential energy decreases when an object's height increasesd) Objects always have more kinetic energy than potential energy.

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Potential energy is the energy an object possesses because of its position relative to some other object.

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Which statement best compares potential and kinetic energy?

a) Only kinetic energy increases when the velocity of an object increases

b) Objects always have more potential energy than kinetic energy

c) Only potential energy decreases when an object's height increases

d) Objects always have more kinetic energy than potential energy.

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