Description: Chemical energy is a form of _____ energy.
a. kinetic b. heat c. motion d. potential e. entropic
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Answer: Option (d) is the correct answer
The energy present within the bonds of the atoms of a compound or molecule is known as chemical energy.
As this energy is present at a position that is, within the bonds hence it is a potential energy. So, whenever there occurs a chemical reaction the stored chemical energy is released.
As potential energy is the energy possessed because of position of a substance. And, kinetic energy is the energy present due to the motion of an object.
Therefore, we can conclude that chemical energy is a form of potential energy.