Potential Energy

Key Stage 3 Science / Physics

Sample Question

Consider figure 1 and assume that a mass of m=100kg is lifted at a height of h=10 m. What will the gravitational potential energy be (in kJ) if we set the ground as the reference point (where PE=0)?  Consider that g=10 m/sec2

  • 10 kJ
  • 100 kJ
  • 1 kJ
  • 0 kJ
  • 0.1 kJ

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