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What does energy really mean in the real world? 
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Aug1807, 01:45 AM

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What does energy really mean in the real world? Or it is just a mathematical tool?



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Aug1807, 02:05 AM

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Well.....push a car up a hill. Is that real world? Energy (kinetic and potential energy) is force times distance.



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Aug1807, 04:20 AM

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energy is simply means the capacity to do work. energy is what gives you power to do things. Everything, i mean just everything, consists of energy.
That's the view of a college student. I'm no kind of expert in this..... 


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Aug1807, 06:38 PM

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What does energy really mean in the real world?



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Aug2207, 07:55 AM

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Energy is a mathematical tool.But it's quite useful.



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