differentiate elastic and gravitational potential energy

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Gravitaional Potenial Energy Elastic potential Energy
1.)  Gravitational potential energy is the energy stored in an object as the result of its vertical position or height 1.) Elastic potential Energy is the energy stored in elastic materials as a result of their streching and compressing.
2.)  The gravitational potential energy of an object is related to its height above the zero position, a doubling of the height will result in a doubling of the gravitational potential energy.  2.)The amount of elastic potential energy stored in such a device is related to the amount of stretch of the device - the more stretch, the more stored energy.
3.) F=mgh
   m= mass of the object
   g= acceleration due to gravity
3.) F=kx
    k=spring constant
    x= amount of compression

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