Problem: A system loses 660 J of potential energy. In the process, it does 660 J of work on the environment and the thermal energy increases by 160 J. Find the change in kinetic energy K.

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A system loses 660 J of potential energy. In the process, it does 660 J of work on the environment and the thermal energy increases by 160 J. Find the change in kinetic energy K.

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