SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 608: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 608


An object free falls 15m from the top of a ladder. Select the graph that best describes the following quantities during the fall.

The potential energy of the object

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

Correct Answer: A


The correct answer is (A). The gravitational potential energy of an object located above the earth's surface decreases as it nears the earth's surface

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