Problem: A car is traveling at 10 m/s. By what factor does the car’s kinetic energy increase if its speed is doubled to 20 m/s?

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Kinetic energy:

K=12mv2

K0 = (1/2)mv2 = (1/2)(m)(102) = 50m

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A car is traveling at 10 m/s.
 By what factor does the car’s kinetic energy increase if its speed is doubled to 20 m/s?

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