# What is the gravitational potential energy of a # 12 kg# object on a shelf # 3 m # high?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 12, 2018

#### Explanation:

Gravitational potential energy is given by the equation,

#m# is the mass of the object in kilograms

#g# is the gravitational acceleration, which is approximately#9.8 \ "m/s"^2#

#h# is the height of the object in meters

And so, we got: