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Problem: Consider a uniform gravitational field (a fair approximation near the surface of a planet). Find, whereExpress your answer in terms of m, g, y0, and yf.

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Fg·ds=-mgj^·dyj^=-mgdy

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Consider a uniform gravitational field (a fair approximation near the surface of a planet). Find

, where

Express your answer in terms of m, g, y0, and yf.

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