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What two factors determine how much gravitational potential energy is in an object?



This question is part of Energy Transformations
Asked by Pvazquez, Last updated: Oct 22, 2020

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hariarvind002

hariarvind

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Answered May 29, 2017

It has to be weight and its position relative to the ground because the formula for GPE = mgh

mg is Mass x Gravitational force which is pretty much weight.
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John Adney

John Adney

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John Adney

Answered Mar 20, 2017

Weight of the object and height above the ground.

because to find the gravitational potential energy we need these information.
formula of GPE= m x g x h
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John Smith

John Smith

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John Smith

Answered Nov 10, 2016

Shape of the object and its position relative to the ground
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