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Compare and contrast gravitational potential energy and electrical potential energy

2. Relevant equations

W=ΔEe (work=Δelectrical energy)

3. The attempt at a solution

I know what gravitational potential energy is but I don't quite understand what electrical potential energy is. I can grasp that electrical pot. energy is when you do work on a charged object against an electrical field. But how would you go about calculating ΔEe? Would it be similar to calculating gravitational potential energy where W=Force x Distance?

Thanks in advance.

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# Homework Help: Gravitational Pot. Engergy & Electrical Pot Energy

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