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by SAUMYA B
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Jan12-13, 08:18 AM
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when you push your bicycle up on an incline the potential energy of the bicycle and yourself increases. Where does this energy come from?
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Since your position is changing, you are gaining potential energy and as you are pushing the bicycle, the potential energy comes from yours muscles, I mean -muscular energy
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when you push your bicycle up on an incline the potential energy of the bicycle and yourself increases. Where does this energy come from?
Where do you think?

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Jan14-13, 09:41 AM
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when you push your bicycle up on an incline the potential energy of the bicycle and yourself increases. Where does this energy come from?
A product of your weight(mg) and your height (h)?


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