What energy a book resting on a floor has? If it rests on a table it will have a potential energy equal to mgh where h is the height of the table,m is the mass of the book and g is the gravity but if it rests on the floor what is the energy it has? Any thoughts on this?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Potential energy of a book resting on a floor

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