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Write the energy transformation equation for each situation

Fireworks explodes
An arrow is shot off a bow and flies through the air
A paved driveway feels hot on a clear ,sunny day
A camper raises an axe to chop a chunk of wood

A lawn mower with a gasoline engine cuts a lawn

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    What they are asking for are really not "equations" in the mathematial sense. The teacher should know that. What they probably want is an indication of the energy transformation process.

    A fireworks explosion is a conversion of chemical energy to light, kinetic energyn and sound.

    The heating of a paved driveway in sunlight is due to a conversion of solar light energy to heat energy and thermal motion in the driveway surface material.

    See if you can figure out the others. The arrow one is easiest.

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