(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

we all know to measure g.p,e(gravitational potential enery) we would likely to use g.p.e = mgh,

however from the theory of newton gravitational potential energy theory, g.p.e = G[tex]\frac{m1m2}{r}[/tex], my lecturer told me that mgh is not equal to G[tex]\frac{m1m2}{r}[/tex]

2. Relevant equations

my question is anyone know why they are not equal?

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Newton gravitational potential theory

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