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Putting energy equals same energy gained

Discussion in 'Physical education' started by vipera2006, Mar 7, 2018.

  1. vipera2006

    vipera2006 New commenter

    Is it true that you always end up with the same energy u put in a system just some is transfered to other types of energy?

    For instance if you have a blown up balloon and you compress it. the potential energy is equal to what you compressed it with.

    Could you leave a note and your profession.
     
  2. Stiltskin

    Stiltskin Lead commenter

    You are referring to the laws of conservation of energy. In a closed system, then yes as you describe energy will just move from one form to another. This is explained in a fairly easy to understand way on this website:
    http://www.explainthatstuff.com/conservation-of-energy.html

    You can probably guess my profession considering on what site you're posting it on
     

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