Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 6 - Sections 6.1-6.10 - Exercises - Review Questions: 2

Answer

Energy is the capacity to do work. Work is the result of a force acting through a distance.

Work Step by Step

An example of energy is kinetic energy, when an object is in motion. An example of work is when you push a box across a floor.
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