Confusion between kinetic energy and potential energy

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What is the different
 

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You can think of Kinetic Energy as an "energy associated with motion [velocity]".
You can think of Potential Energy as an "energy associated with position".
 
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kinetic is got to do with motion ---> velocity

pential energy is generally to do with gravity, which depends on the position of the mass from the centre of gravity
 

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