P10-06: Energy Conservation

P10-06: Energy Conservation


Conservation of Mechanical Energy (KE and PE) that we discussed in Chapter 7 applies universally, so planetary orbits follow this, as well.  This makes sense considering how long planets have been around, doesn't it?

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Watch my video and take the quiz.  If you need to review Conservation of Energy, you'll have to go to my old video website: CONSERVATION OF ENERGY.

Conservation of Energy in Orbits