1. Is work of a spring the same as the potential energy of a spring? U = .5kx^2?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

2. Do springs have a kinetic energy formula? If so, what is it?

3. Work is the same as energy right? Because work and energy are both in joules, right?

work = fdcostheta = kgm^2/s^2 = newton meter = joule

energy:

kinetic energy = 1/2mv^2 = kgm^2/s^2 = newton meter = joule

potential energy = mgh = kgm/s^2m = newton meter = joule

Thank you for your help.

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# Homework Help: Springs, Energy, Work (simple question)

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