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Is gravitational potential energy an absolute energy?

please help,its my take home quiz...thanks..
Question asked by: dianne08

Asked on: 18 Oct 2009

Gravitational energy that is potential energy is when, for example, an item is lifted into the air. The potential energy comes from the fact that work is required to elevate the object and therefore given a pathway back to earth, this will be converted into kinetic energy until it reaches the ground and returns to an inert state eventually through the act of friction.
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