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Find the height above the surface of the earth where acceleration due to gravity is one-fourth.

Asked by suvdol 24th August 2008, 7:38 PM
Answered by Expert

use the formula g' =g (1-2h / R)

where g' is the gravity above height h,

g,is the  acceleration due to gravity on surface of earth,R is the radius of the earth,

h,is height above the earth surface.

put the value g' in terms of g and find the answer.

Answered by Expert 26th August 2008, 8:06 AM
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