Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 1 - Exercises - Page 36: 19


Potential energy; the elevated weight is similar to a tank of gasoline when the molecules in gas have a high potential energy. They will undergo changed which will lower the potential energy. When the energy is released, it is used for doing some form of work.

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Chemical energy is potential energy. Elevated weight is similar to gasoline in that the molecules in gasoline have a high potential energy.
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