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

Feb 9, 2016

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 $10 \cdot 9.8 \cdot 14$ i.e.

1372 Joules