Thu May 05, 2011 By: Pooja Dev

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

Expert Reply
Fri May 06, 2011
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.
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