What is the gravitational potential energy of a # 1 kg# object on a shelf # 2/9 m # high?

1 Answer
Feb 1, 2016

Answer:

#~~2.18 Nm#

Explanation:

Gravitational potential energy is calculated from the produce of the object's mass, it's height above ground, and the acceleration due to gravity #g#.
#GPE = m*g*h#

In this example #GPE = 1*9.8*2/9#
#~~2.18 Nm#