College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 5 - Work and Energy - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Multiple Choice Questions: 11

Answer

(d)

Work Step by Step

The formula is $U=mg(final-initial)$. We know that mass m and gravitational constant g are constants. Thus, the change in GPU only depends on initial and final positions.
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