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1

What is the gravitational potential energy of a mass placed at a point where gravitational potential is V?

Ep = mV

2

How does the formula for gravitational potential energy change if the field is caused by a mass?

Ep = - GMm/r

3

What is the electrical potential energy of a charge placed at a point where gravitational potential is V?

Ep = qV

4

How does the formula for electrical potential energy change if the field is caused by a charge?

Ep = - kQq/r