does gravitational potential depends on a refernce point? does change in gravitational potential enrgy depend on reference point? what is this reference point?
Asked by Deepshikha deepsi7th March 2013, 6:55 AM
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The gravitational potential energy is defined as the negative of the work it takes to move an object from some reference point to a height h above the surface of the Earth. Near the surface of the earth the force of gravity is nearly constant.
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