A squirrel standing on a branch shoots an acorn toward a hole in the tree. To determine how the potential energy of the acorn changes in relation to the earth, the position of what two objects must be considered?

a
The position of the acorn and the earth

b
The height of the branch and the position of the acorn

c
The position of the acorn and the width of the hole in the tree

d
The position of the squirrel on the branch and the earth
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pstnonsonjoku 2 years ago
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The positions to be considered are the position of the acorn and the earth.

What is potential energy?

The potential energy is the energy that is possessed by a body by virtue of its position. Hence, the potential energy of a body changes as its position changes.

Hence, to determine how the potential energy of the acorn changes in relation to the earth, the positions to be considered are the position of the acorn and the earth.

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