what is the difference between potential in a body and potential energy?

Asked by pooja dev | 5th May, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

potential in a body means capable or becoming ordeveloping something.Anything that may be possible; a possibility; potentially. Existing in possibility, not in actuality.
 
Whereas potential energy means is the energy stored in a body or in a system due to its position in a force field or due to its configuration. And it is actually existing and possible.

Answered by  | 6th May, 2011, 02:22: AM

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