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# how do you find local gravitational potential

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how do you find local gravitational potential

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#### If the mouse lives, the rat dies, the human breaks, the zebra splatters, and the elephant explodes, then derive the following equation from the breakage and splatter analysis.

$$\ V(x)=\dfrac{W}{m}\ = \dfrac{1}{m}\int \limits_{\infty}^{x}\ F\ dx =\dfrac{1}{m}\int \limits_{\infty}^{x}\dfrac{GmM}{x^2}dx=-\dfrac{GM}{x}$$

In human words this equals SPLAT!

We always monkey around until we find the answer!

By Lancelot Link, The Tenacious A. P. E.

LancelotLink  Oct 16, 2014
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A site that has the equation for this as well as a calculator is:

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/gpot.html

geno3141  Oct 16, 2014
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Best Answer

#### If the mouse lives, the rat dies, the human breaks, the zebra splatters, and the elephant explodes, then derive the following equation from the breakage and splatter analysis.

$$\ V(x)=\dfrac{W}{m}\ = \dfrac{1}{m}\int \limits_{\infty}^{x}\ F\ dx =\dfrac{1}{m}\int \limits_{\infty}^{x}\dfrac{GmM}{x^2}dx=-\dfrac{GM}{x}$$

In human words this equals SPLAT!

We always monkey around until we find the answer!

By Lancelot Link, The Tenacious A. P. E.

LancelotLink  Oct 16, 2014
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LOL!!!!

CPhill  Oct 17, 2014

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