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work

force times distance in direction of the force

2

joule

force of 1 newton through distance of one meter

3

energy

ability to do work

4

Kinetic Energy

energy due to motion

5

Formula for Kinetic Energy

KE=1/2 mv^2

6

Potential Energy

energy due to position

7

Formula for Potential Energy

PE= mgh

8

work-energy theorem

if you do work on something you give it energy

9

power

time rate of doing work

10

formula for power

P= w/t

11

watt

joule per second

12

horsepower

equals 746