Short Note

Let V and E denote the gravitational potential and gravitational field at a point. It is possible to have

(a) \[V = 0 \text { and }E = 0\]

(b) \[V = 0 \text { and } E \neq 0\]

(c) \[V \neq 0 \text { and }E = 0\]

(d) \[V \neq 0 \text { and }E \neq 0\]

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#### Solution

(a) \[V = 0 \text { and }E = 0\]

(b) \[V = 0 \text { and } E \neq 0\]

(c) \[V \neq 0 \text{ and }E = 0\]

(d) \[V \neq 0 \text { and }E \neq 0\]

All the given conditions for gravitational potential and gravitational field at a point are possible.

Concept: Gravitational Potential Energy

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