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Kinetic Energy
If a car of mass 1280 kg is moving along a highway at 130 km/h, what is the car's kinetic energy as determined by someone at rest alongside the highway? ebaines Posts: 12,131, Reputation: 1307 Expert #2 Mar 5, 2009, 03:38 PM

Kinetic energy is calculated by KE = 1/2 mv^2. KE is usually expressed in units of kg m^s/s^2, or joules. So you should convert the Km/h figure to m/s and then do the calculation. Estakhr Posts: 22, Reputation: 0 New Member #3 Apr 30, 2010, 09:10 PM
30*1000/(60)²=31.11m/s
K=½(1280)(31.11)²=619kj-->Kinetic energy Unknown008 Posts: 8,076, Reputation: 723 Uber Member #4 Nov 19, 2010, 04:18 AM

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