Energy and mass misconceptions

Peter J. Riggs*

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    Eight misconceptions involving energy and mass are identified and corrected. Examples are included in order to illustrate errors in the presented misconceptions. It is important to identify such misconceptions so that physics/chemistry courses and textbooks do not perpetuate them.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number035015
    JournalPhysics Education
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2023

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