Activity: Gravitational and Electrostatic Potential

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  • Which of these is the formula for the electrostatic potential due to this point charge.

  • Write the formula for the gravitational potential due to a point mass.
  • Sketch a graph of the function \(\frac{1}{r}\)

Learning Outcomes