When a rocket is launched into space, its GPE increases and its KE decreases.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If we equate the change in both energies we can find out the velocity of the rocket at a certain height.

Δ GPE = Δ KE

Does the equation already take the opposing gravitational force of earth into account?

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# Gravtational Potential energy

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