At what height above the earth's surface would the value of acceleration due to gravity be half of what is on the surface ? Calculate.

Asked by  | 22nd Sep, 2010, 05:50: PM

Expert Answer:

Now, g' = g/2
Height above Earth = R' - R = (√2-1)R

Answered by  | 22nd Sep, 2010, 06:04: PM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.