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Potential energy
Stored energy
Work
A push or pull
Kinetic energy
Energy in motion
Compound machine
two or more simple machines working together
Simple machine
A machine that helps do work
Force
The capacity to do work
Mechanical energy
Energy resulting from a machine at work
Chemical energy
Energy resulting from a chemical change
Electrical energy
Energy resulting from a flow of electrons along a path
Inertia
the law stating that an object at rest will stay at rest until a force acts upon it; an object in motion will stay in motion until a force acts upon it
Energy
The ability to do work
Lubrication
A material that reduces friction
Law of Conservation
A law that stating that energy cannot be created or destroyed