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Energy is the capacity to do work; the influence required to perform an action. The amount of energy in a system is the amount of change that can be made to it.
Basic forms of energy include:
- Kinetic energy - energy of an object in motion, which acts as the capacity to undergo change in position over time.
- Potential energy - stored energy, which acts as the potential to do work.
- Heat - thermal energy which is used to vibrate atoms and molecules.
- Electrical energy which is energy that relates to electrical interactions.