Misconception EGM074:

For two objects at the same height above the earth, the heavier one will have less gravitational potential energy.

Items that test for misconception EGM074 in this project () and key idea ()
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EG018004

For two books on a table, the book that weighs more has more gravitational potential energy.

22%

EG020003

For two objects that are the same distance from the center of the earth, the object with more gravitational potential energy weighs more.

18%