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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 deepsi 7th March 2013, 6:55 AM
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Answer:
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.
reference point is taken as the ground on earth.
Answered by Expert 7th March 2013, 11:06 AM
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