Which form of energy is represented by a book lying on a desk? Which form of energy is represented by a book falling off a desk?

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Oct 19, 2016

Answer:

The book lying on a desk has potential energy; the book falling off a desk has kinetic energy.

Explanation:

Potential energy is that energy possessed by a body due to its position or state.

Kinetic energy is that energy possessed by a body due to its movement or motion.