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What do you means by Law of Conservation of Energy ?


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(1) Law of conservation of energy : For an isolated system or body in presence of conservative forces the sum of kinetic and potential energies at any point remains constant throughout the motion. It does not depends upon time. This is known as the law of conservation of mechanical energy. 

(2) Law of conservation of total energy : If the forces are conservative and non-conservative both, it is not the mechanical energy alone which is conserved, but it is the total energy, may be heat, light, sound or mechanical etc., which is conserved.

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