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Gravitational Potential Energy

APPH12-$CN6M$

While jumping to dunk a basketball, a certain $80\ \text{kg}$ player raises his center of gravity by $1.5\ \text{m}$.

How much does his gravitational potential energy increase during the jump?

A

$80\ \text{J}$

B

$120\ \text{J}$

C

$800\ \text{J}$

D

$1200\ \text{J}$