Answers

2016-07-26T21:03:04+08:00
GPE=mgh
where: m= mass of the object
g= 9.8m/s^2
h= height above the ground

Given:
m=1kg
g=9.8m/s^2 (constant)
h=0.5m

Find: GPE

Solution:
GPE=mgh
GPE= (1kg)(9.8m/s^2)(0.5m)
GPE= 4.9kg•m^2/s^2
or
GPE=4.9J

Final Answer:
GPE=4.9J
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