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Take one clock spring and wind it up, thereby storing potential energy in the spring.

Drop the spring into a bath of acid that will dissolve the metal of the spring.

Where does the stored energy go
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1 Average speed = ๐‘‘๐‘–๐‘ ๐‘ก๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘๐‘’
๐‘ก๐‘–๐‘š๐‘’ ๐‘ก๐‘Ž๐‘˜๐‘’๐‘›
1600 ๐‘š
20 ๐‘ฅ 60 ๐‘ 
= 1.3 m s-1
2 Time = ๐‘‘๐‘–๐‘ ๐‘ก๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘๐‘’
๐‘Ž๐‘ฃ๐‘’๐‘Ÿ๐‘Ž๐‘”๐‘’ ๐‘ ๐‘๐‘’๐‘’๐‘‘
200 ๐‘š
8.0 ๐‘š ๐‘ โˆ’1
= 25 s
3 metres per second, per second; m s
4 Speed is a scalar quantity. It is the distance travelled (in any direction) divided by the time taken. Velocity is
a vector quantity. It is the distance travelled in a specific direction divided by the time taken.
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