Problem: A baseball with a mass of 450 g has a kinetic energy of 451 J.Calculate the velocity of the baseball in units of m/s.

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In this problem, we are being asked to determine the velocity of the baseball (in m/s).


Recall that Chemists divide energy into two classes. 

  • Kinetic energy is energy possessed by an object in motion.
  • Potential energy is energy an object has because of its position relative to some other object.
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A baseball with a mass of 450 g has a kinetic energy of 451 J.

Calculate the velocity of the baseball in units of m/s.

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