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Question:

A slinky was balanced on the edge of a stair step when a child pushed it and caused it to slide to the floor. In regards to this statement, which of the following options is true?

A The slinky lost its kinetic and potential energy when it landed on the floor
Explaination

\u00A0The slinky had potential energy when it had the potential to move toward the floor, but once it hit the floor, it lost any potential energy. The slinky had kinetic energy when it was in motion, but once it stopped moving, it no longer had any kinetic energy.