1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

What kinds of energry conversions

  1. Jun 13, 2006 #1
    What kinds of energy conversions are involved when a mass is falling eo the ground?

    A. Power to work
    B. Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy
    C. Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy
    D. Force to Kinetic energy

    I think the answer is C, because the object is moving and then will ultimately hit the ground... KE to PE?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 13, 2006 #2

    Andrew Mason

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    I think the question is asking you to look at the mass being at rest initially at a height and then falling through that height but before it hits the ground. (The answer, is not C).

  4. Jun 13, 2006 #3
    then the answer is b... i was curious about the phrasing of the question as well. thakn you!
  5. Jun 13, 2006 #4
    Yeah, the answer is B.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?

Similar Discussions: What kinds of energry conversions
  1. What kind of force? (Replies: 3)