Ok, so I sort of have an idea of what kinetic energy is but I'm still kind of confused. I'm confused mainly because of the equation. Every source I've gone to has just given me the equation(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

EK=1/2mv^2

but none of the sources mentions where it came from or what it means

It almost seems like someone just pulled it out of thin air

Could someone give me a simple yet effective explanation of what Kinetic Energy is and the meaning/derivation of that formula?

Thx in advance ^.^

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# Kinetic Energy Equation/Simple Explanation?

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