what is gravitational potential and gravitational potential energy?

Asked by adityalearn28 | 13th Jul, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

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Gravitational potential energy is energy an object possesses because of its position in a gravitational field.
Gravitational potential is a quantity of energy that is associated with the position of unit mass in the gravitational field.
 
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Answered by  | 16th Jul, 2010, 11:21: AM

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