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K = 1/2 mv^2 Thus,

m = 2K / v^2

m = 2(16) / 2^2

= 8kg

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Assuming they are both traveling at the same velocity: The bowling ball has more kinetic energy because KE = (1/2)*m*v^2 Where m is mass and v is velocity.

The bowling ball transfers its kinetic energy (energy of movement) to the stationary bowling pins.

If both are moving at the same speed, then the bowling ball has more kinetic energy because of its greater mass.

Kinetic energy is the energy a moving body - in this case, the bowling ball - has. The ball actually has two forms of kinetic energy: rotational and translational. The rotational energy is the energy of it's spin, and the translational energy is the energy of it's motion towards the pins.

After you have released it, it has kinetic energy = 1/2mv2

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Yes, no, maybe. It depends on how fast they're moving. At the same speed, a bowling ball has much more kinetic energy than a golf ball.

The kinetic energy depends on both the velocity and the mass of the object. Kinetic energy = (1/2) x mass x velocity2. If a bowling ball and a golf ball are moving at the same velocity, then the bowling ball, being more massive, will have the greater amount of kinetic energy. However, bowling balls rarely move as fast as golf balls, so the full calculation is required for the specific situation of interest.

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If both are travelling at the same speed, certainly the bowling ball has much more kinetic energy, as it is, simply put, heavier. otherwise, Wk = m*v2 /2

If they are both moving at the same speed, then it would be the bowling ball because of its greater mass.

This is considered kinetic energy because it is moving. If it was potential energy, it would be just sitting, with stored energy.

Anything that had potential energy then converted to kinetic energy. A good example would a ball. If you are playing bowling and you are swinging the ball backwards and about to through it foward, the ball has potential energy. Once you release it, and while the ball is falling it has kinetic energy. The energy of the changes from potential to kinetic energy. Hope this helps XD

The bowling ball because it has more mass

There is no "device" that is used to convert potential energy (PE) to kinetic energy (KE). PE is energy of position, for example, a bowling ball held over your head has the potential of breaking your foot if it were to fall. KE is energy of motion, for example, the energy the bowling ball has as it is falling toward your foot. The amount of PE the bowling ball had when it was motionless at some height above your head is approximately equal to the amount of KE the bowling ball has just before it lands on your foot.

Kinetic energy is a function of mass and velocity. Therefore, an object with more mass, such as a bowling ball, would have to go slower than an object with less mass, such as a golf ball. So, if given the same amount of kinetic energy, a bowling ball will go faster than a golf ball, because it has more mass.

That is potential energy. It is equal to theweight of the ball times the height

It has impressive rotational kinetic energy as well as linear kinetic energy. Example, a 7 kg diameter 0.25 metre diameter bowling ball travelling at 10 metres / second, has a linear KE of 350 joules, and also a rotating KE of 140 joules, both of these have to be arrested upon stopping the bowling ball.

It can be either. -- A bowling ball on a high shelf has considerable mechanical potential energy -- If the ball rolls off of the shelf and falls to the floor, its potential energy continually changes to kinetic energy all during the fall, and when it hits the floor, its energy is all kinetic.

The force of the bowling ball colliding with the golf ball causes the golf ball to be redirected in an elastic collision. How fast either travels depends on the friction of the surface and the angle of contact with the bowling ball.Comparative Masses and EnergyIn the collision between a golf ball and a bowling ball, the fact that the bowling ball continues to move (although possibly changed in direction) is a function of the comparative masses of the two. The bowling ball is much more massive, so at normal velocities its kinetic energy exceeds the kinetic energy of the golf ball. In order to "stop" the bowling ball, the golf ball would have to make a perfectly aimed collision, and have a much higher velocity. Quantitatively, the velocity of the golf ball would have to be the inverse ratio of the ratio of the masses of the two balls, so that the kinetic energy (mass times velocity) is equal and in the opposite direction.Example : Golf ball at 45 g, ten pound bowling ball at 4500 g -- the golf ball would have to move at 100 times the velocity of the bowling ball to counteract its kinetic energy. If the bowling ball rolls at 2 m/sec, the golf ball would have to travel at more than 200 m/sec (720 kph or 447 mph), about 3 times a ball's normal velocity off the face of a golf club.

Kinetic energy is the energy that an object has due to its motion or movement. For instance if a car drives into a wall the energy of its movement is what destroys the wall, That energy is kinetic energy. Note: Heat is also a form of Kinetic energy because heat is the movement (vibration energy) of atoms or molecules.

kinetic energy= energy in motion.The ball has to be moving to absorb kinetic energy

Potential energy is sometimes called the energy of position. This means that it has the ability (potential) to become kinetic energy. A bowling ball that is held over your head has potential energy. As soon as it is dropped and begins moving, the potential energy begins transforming into kinetic energy.

I think that the kinetic enrgy, a bowling

The one that's more massive.