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Before it is thrown is has potential energy and when it is thrown and moving it has kinetic energy

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Why does a thrown football have both potential and kinetic energy?

The football has (gravitational) potential energy because of its position above the ground. It also has kinetic energy because it is moving. The combined energy is called mechanical energy.

What kind of energy is there when A Basketball is Thrown Towards A Hoop?

Mechanical and Kinetic

What type of energy is present in a barbell being lifted or a shot-put being thrown?

Mechanical energy is the type of energy that is present in a barbell being lifted or a shot put being thrown.

In which situations is mechanical energy conserved?

A ball is thrown up into the air withough encountering air resistance.

How you can relate physics with football?

Projectile motion as the football is thrown, forces as the football is thrown as well.

What is the physics of football?

Trajectories/vector analysis-Describes the parabolic motion of the football after it has been thrown or kicked. Fluid Dynamics/Aerodynamics-Describes the flight of the football based on its texture and how it was thrown. Newtanian Physics- -Conservation of momentum and Conservation of Energy-when two football players collide, how will their velocities change based on each players weight and how fast they were going. -F=ma (force=mass*acceleration)-How much force a football player can delver -E=MV2/2 (energy=mass*velocity2/2)=How much Kenetic energy the football player has based on his mass and velocity

Does wind affect the motion of a football that is thrown?

Yes wind affects the motion of football that is thrown. Apart from the motion of the football is also affected by gravity. The various laws of motion applies when football is thrown.

Why does the football spiral?

A football spirals based on the way it is thrown. It will be a perfect spiral if the football is thrown with the spin on the exact axis of the ball.Ê

What goes farther a football being thrown or a soccer ball being kicked?

Football being thrown

If an object is thrown up in the air how does its gravitational potential energy change?

The higher an object travels, the greater its potential energy.

Is kinetic energy at work when something is thrown?

Kinetic energy is the energy of motion; a thrown object has kinetic energy.

What is a ball thrown across a football field an example of?

A ball thrown across a football field is an example of a projectile.

In a football game What is the longest yards a football been thrown?

93 yards is the longest thrown yardage in history

What is the difference between Kinetic potential energy and Gravitational potential energy?

POTENTIAL ENERGY is energy when something has energy but is currently stored and not being used. Example: Batteries have electrical energy stored in them but is not used until put inside of a camera, controller, remote, and etc. KINETIC ENERGY is energy when something is being moved, thrown, rolled, or spun by force. Example: When a football is thrown from the Quarterback to the Receiver, the ball is thrown using KINETIC ENERGY.

What is a good Football science fair project?

um how bout trying to see how different weather can effect the length of a thrown football. you would be more accurate with a mechanical throwing arm for distance in rain or snow

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What type of energy change takes place when a ball is thrown up?

i think that is is kinetic because it is a movement

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What is the average speed of a thrown football?

The average velocity of a thrown football is from 40 to 60 MPH. Although there has been faster velocities recorded.

What is the most interceptions ever thrown in a high school football game?

most interceptions thrown in state of texas high school football

What would get pushed furthest a football or a javelin by wind?

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What has the greatest influence on Kinetic Energy?

Speed has the greatest influence on kinetic energy. However, we must not ignore the principle of conservation of energy. For example, when a ball is thrown from a height, the energy change is from gravitational potential energy to kinetic energy. Thus, height will determine kinetic energy. If the ball is thrown from rest, the initial speed will give rise to kinetic energy.

What is the difference between American football and international football?

American football is thrown, international football is played like soccer

If a football is thrown and not caught?

It's an incomplete pass.

How does rotation affect how far a football is thrown?

don't no