Which of the following is an example of potential energy?
(a) chewing food
(b) water stored in a reservoir
(c) burning wood
(d) riding an exercise bike.
A body at rest, has some energy stored on virtue of its position. This energy of the body due to its position is known as potential energy of the body. Potential energy changes to kinetic energy when the body starts moving.
Answer and Explanation:
The example of potential energy is (b) water stored in a reservoir. This can be explained by the fact that when water is stored at a height, it...
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