What is gravitational potential energy

terrenceharris
Asked Jan 19, 2010
It is the work done to bring a body from infinity to the point.
It is given by;
U=-GMm/r
where U=gravitational potential energy
G=universal gravitational constant
M=mass of earth
m=mass of body
r=distance between the point and the center of earth
Lizard32
Answered Mar 27, 2010

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