What is the ratio of acceleration due to gravity to Gravitational Constant

Asked by emraldboy | 30th Oct, 2009, 05:46: PM

Expert Answer:

g = GM/r2 at any distance r from the centre of the planet with mass M.

Hence g/G = M/r2.

For example, for earth, on it's surface, g/G = 9.8/(6.67x10-11) = 1.5 x 1011 SI units.




Answered by  | 30th Oct, 2009, 05:54: PM

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