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Chemists divide energy into two classes. Kinetic energy is directly proportional to the mass of the object and to the square of its velocity: ^{2} / s^{2}.Calculate the kinetic energy in Joules possessed by each of the following objects. Remember to use the correct number of significant figures in your answer. | ||

The formula for potential energy depends on the force acting on the two objects. For the gravitational force the formula is |