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29 November, 12:57

Bridget is riding her bicycle up a hill. Which statements are correct? Check all that apply.

Bridget is transferring energy to the bicycle.

The bicycle is using energy to do work.

Bridget has kinetic energy.

The bicycle has potential energy.

Bridget has nuclear energy.

The bicycle has mechanical energy.

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  1. 29 November, 13:31
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    Bridget is transferring energy to the bicycle.

    The bicycle is using energy to do work.

    Bridget has kinetic energy.

    The bicycle has potential energy.

    The bicycle has mechanical energy.

    Explanation:

    Energy can be transformed from one form to another. A body possess kinetic energy due to virtue of its motion. Potential energy is possessed by a body due to virtue of its position. mechanical energy is the sum of potential energy and kinetic energy. Nuclear energy is produced when atoms split or two atoms fuse together.

    When Bridget is riding bicycle up a hill. Energy involved is both kinetic energy due to motion and potential energy due to gain in height up the hill. Bridget is pedaling, hence he is transferring energy to the bicycle. Bridget is in motion along with the bicycle. Hence, both Bridget and Bicycle have kinetic energy and potential energy. We can say both have mechanical energy. Thus correct options are:

    Bridget is transferring energy to the bicycle.

    The bicycle is using energy to do work.

    Bridget has kinetic energy.

    The bicycle has potential energy.

    The bicycle has mechanical energy.
  2. 29 November, 14:25
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    Bridget is transferring energy to the bicycle.

    The bicycle is using energy to do work.

    Bridget has kinetic energy.

    The bicycle has potential energy.

    The bicycle has mechanical energy.
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