What are some similarities between kinetic and potential energy?


Kinetic and potential energy shares several similarities. Kinetic energy is possessed by a body through use of its movement. For example, a baseball player propels the baseball across great distances by swinging a bat at it, which is an example of kinetic energy. Potential energy is not affected by its surroundings, however. That same baseball player has no kinetic energy with a car that speeds past him. Similarly, they are both measured in Joules (J). Mass is a determining factor for both forms of energy.
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