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AP Physics 1: Exam Prep13 chapters | 143 lessons | 6 flashcard sets

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When you apply the brakes in your car to slow it down, you are applying the work-energy theorem. Assess your understanding of this theorem with this quiz/worksheet combo. The quiz questions will test you on matters such as why it takes more work to stop a fast car than a slow one.

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

- Definition of the work-energy theorem
- Why potential energy is called stored energy
- What does not constitute a change in energy

These assessments allow students to test the knowledge they gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

**Interpreting information**- verify that you can read information regarding the work-energy theorem and interpret it correctly**Information recall**- access the knowledge you've gained regarding potential energy**Knowledge application**- use your knowledge to answer questions about changes in energy

To learn more about the work-energy theorem, review the accompanying lesson Work-Energy Theorem: Definition and Application. The lesson covers the following objectives:

- Define kinetic energy
- Identify the equation in calculating work
- Learn about how energy can increase or decrease

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AP Physics 1: Exam Prep13 chapters | 143 lessons | 6 flashcard sets

- What is Mechanical Energy? - Definition & Examples 4:29
- Pulleys: Basic Mechanics 7:25
- Work: Definition, Characteristics, and Examples 4:38
- Work Done by a Variable Force 7:10
- What is Energy? - Definition and Significance in Nature 9:40
- Kinetic Energy to Potential Energy: Relationship in Different Energy Types 5:59
- Work-Energy Theorem: Definition and Application 4:29
- Internal Energy of a System: Definition & Measurement 4:20
- Power: Definition and Mathematics 5:24
- Work & Force-Distance Curves: Physics Lab
- Go to AP Physics 1: Work, Energy, & Power

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