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Flashcards in Book 2. Chapter 5 Deck (10):
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the capacity to do work

energy

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the energy of an object that is due to the object's motion

kinetic energy

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the energy that an object has because of the position, shape, or condition of the object

potential energy

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the amount of work an object can do is because of the object's kinetic and potential energies

mechanical energy

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a change from one form of energy to another

energy conservation

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a force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact

friction

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the law that states that energy cannot be created or destroyed but can be changed from one form to another

law of conservation of energy

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a resource that forms at a rate that is much slower than the rate at which it is consumed

nonrenewable resource

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a nonrenewable energy resource formed from the remains of organisms that lived long ago

fossil fuel

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a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at which the resource is consumed

renewable resource