Problem: Rank in order, from largest to smallest, the gravitational potential energies of the balls.A. 1 > 2 = 4 > 3B. 1 > 2 > 3 > 4C. 3 > 2 > 4 >1D. 3 > 2 = 4 > 1E. None of these.

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Gravitational potential energy:

PEg=mgh

This implies that gravitational potential energy is directly proportional to the height.

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Rank in order, from largest to smallest, the gravitational potential energies of the balls.

A. 1 > 2 = 4 > 3

B. 1 > 2 > 3 > 4

C. 3 > 2 > 4 >1

D. 3 > 2 = 4 > 1

E. None of these.

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