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A boy with a mass of 30 kg stands motionless at the end of a diving board 3 m above the floor. The boy has:

no energy.

kinetic energy only.

potential energy only.
both kinetic and potential energy.

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  1. Try some of the following links for information on both kinetic and potential energy:


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  2. Potential energy, as the boy is not in motion and is suspended above the ground.

    If you wanted to find the energy, the equation is;
    PE = mgh
    PE = 30 x 9.8 x 3
    PE = 882J

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