Misconception EGM040:

The gravitational potential energy of an object depends upon the path the object takes to get to the distance above the reference point (Singh & Rosengrant, 2001, 2003; Herrmann-Abell & DeBoer, 2010).

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EG022003

A person will have the same amount of gravitational potential energy at the top of a mountain regardless of the path the person takes to get there.

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