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Gravitational Potential Energy: Some True, Some False

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Select which of the following statements about gravitational potential energy are correct.

Select ALL that apply.

A

The Gravitational Potential Energy of an object is always positive.

B

The Gravitational Potential Energy of an object depends on your reference frame.

C

The Gravitational Potential Energy of an object depends on the mass of the object and on the local gravitational acceleration.

D

Two objects at the same height above the surface of the Earth will always have the same potential energy.