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A Bucket Full of Water .Is on the First Floor of Your House and Another Identical Bucket with Same Quantity of Water is Kept on the Second Floor. Which of the Two Has Greater Potential Energy ? - Physics

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A bucket full of water .is on the first floor of your house and another identical bucket with same quantity of water is kept on the second floor. Which of the two has greater potential energy ?

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Solution

A bucket full of water kept on second floor has the greater potential energy. This can be explained as follows :
P.E. = mgh
Mass of both bucket and the gravitational force are same, so the body at greater height will possess more potential energy.

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Selina Concise Physics Class 7 ICSE
Chapter 3 Energy
Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 9
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