What is the gravitational potential energy of a # 10 kg# object on a shelf # 14 m # high?

1 Answer
Feb 9, 2016

Answer:

1372 Joules

Explanation:

Potential energy is given by

P.E = Mass (m) * Acceleration due to gravity (g) * Height (h)

Here mass is 10 kg., height is 14 meters and assuming

#g=9.8#, Potential energy is #10*9.8*14# i.e.

1372 Joules