# What is the gravitational potential energy of a 93.0 kg sky diver who 550 m above the ground?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 3, 2018

#### Explanation:

Gravitational potential energy is given by the equation:

where:

#m# is the mass of the object in kilograms

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

#h# is the height risen in meters

So, we get: