In SI system, the unit of P.E. is
  • a)
    erg
  • b)
    dyne-cm
  • c)
    J
  • d)
    None of these
Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

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Jai Bawlia
Jun 16, 2018
Joule. As potential energy is a form of energy so it's SI unit is also Joule. The gravitational potential energy has the same units as kinetic energy, kg m2 / s2. In fact, all energy has the same units, kg m2 / s2, and is measured using the SI unit is Joule (J).

Joule. As potential energy is a form of energy so it's SI unit is also Joule. The gravitational potential energy has the same units as kinetic energy, kg m2 / s2. In fact, all energy has the same units, kg m2 / s2, and is measured using the SI unit is Joule (J).
Joule. As potential energy is a form of energy so it's SI unit is also Joule. The gravitational potential energy has the same units as kinetic energy, kg m2 / s2. In fact, all energy has the same units, kg m2 / s2, and is measured using the SI unit is Joule (J).