law of conservation of energy


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Synonyms for law of conservation of energy

the fundamental principle of physics that the total energy of an isolated system is constant despite internal changes

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In the case of the Law of Conservation of Energy, the system was perfectly isolated, which certainly does not exist in reality.
The law of conservation of energy ensures that when the two balls collide, the cue ball will transfer some of its kinetic energy (energy of motion) to the colored one.
This reasoning was applied in the deduction of the law of conservation of energy.
One law of physics is important in this context, but it's a very simple one: the law of conservation of energy.
To uphold the law of conservation of energy, he proposed the existence of an uncharged subatomic particle that accompanied the electron and interacted very little with other forms of matter.
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