Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 7 - Section 7.2 - Potential Energy - Got It? - Page 118: 7.2



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The force of gravity is slightly lower as you get further away from earth, which means that the work done is lower as well. Since work is equal to change in energy, this means that the change in potential energy must be slightly less as well.
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