Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Part 5 - Multiple-Choice Practice Exam: 10

Answer

The potential energy of a compressed spring and the potential energy of a charged object both depend on the work done on them.

Work Step by Step

Work done on them transfers energy into the system, storing it there. This is discussed on page 421.
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