Interaction Potential Energy

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Josephine Chan 1B
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Interaction Potential Energy

Postby Josephine Chan 1B » Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:41 am

Why is interaction potential energy always negative?

Hovik Mike Mkryan 2I
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Re: Interaction Potential Energy

Postby Hovik Mike Mkryan 2I » Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:45 am

Hello,
I believe it is always negative because of the conservation of energy law. Work is being done against the gravitational pull.

AngelaZ 1J
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Re: Interaction Potential Energy

Postby AngelaZ 1J » Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:59 am

It is an attractive force.


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