Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 6 - Work and Energy - Misconceptual Questions: 3

Answer

Choice C.

Work Step by Step

The kinetic energy is proportional to the square of the speed, i.e., $KE = \frac{1}{2} mv^{2}$. Doubling the speed v will quadruple the kinetic energy.
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