Question

# Calculate the missing term. Take g as 10m/s^{2}

m = 1000g, h = 10m, GPE =? (Take g = 10 m/s^{2})

- 1000J
- 1000KJ
- 100J
- 100KJ

Hint:

### When the m is 1 kg and h is 10 m, the GPE will be 100 J.

## The correct answer is: 100J

- The gravitational potential energy can be calculated as GPE=mgh.
- When the m is 1000g, and h is 10m, the formula can be applied by using the gravity value.
- m= 1000 g= 1 Kg

h= 10 m

GPE=1x 10x 10=100 J.

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