# In the room, on a table with a height of h1 = 75 cm, there is a thin metal plate with a mass of m = 0.4 kg.

In the room, on a table with a height of h1 = 75 cm, there is a thin metal plate with a mass of m = 0.4 kg. What is the potential energy of the plate relative to the surface of a) floor b) table c) ceiling? Room height h2 = 3m.

Task data: h1 (table height) = 75 cm = 0.75 m; m (weight of a thin plate) = 0.4 kg; h2 (room height) = 3 m.

Constants: g (acceleration due to gravity) ≈ 10 m / s2.

1) Floor surface: Ep1 = m * g * h1 = 0.4 * 10 * 0.75 = 3 J.

2) Table surface: Ep0 = m * g * h0 = 0.4 * 10 * 0 = 0 J.

3) Ceiling surface: Ep2 = m * g * (h1 – h2) = 0.4 * 10 * (0.75 – 3) = -9 J (potential pit). One of the components of a person's success in our time is receiving modern high-quality education, mastering the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for life in society. A person today needs to study almost all his life, mastering everything new and new, acquiring the necessary professional qualities.