Misconception EGM060:

For two identical objects thrown up into the air, they must have been thrown with the same amount of force to have the same amount of gravitational potential energy (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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EG090001

Two identical balls that are thrown up in the air will have the same amount of gravitational potential energy when they are at the same height above the ground.

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