Fri July 20, 2012 By:

A body weighs 64 kg on the surface on the Earth.What is the gravitational force on it due to the earth at aheight one third of the radius of the earth.

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Fri July 20, 2012
mass of body, m = 64 kg
radius of earth, R = 6400 km
g  = 9.8 m/s^2
Height, H = R/3
Thus gravitational forec will reduce to 9/16th of that at ground
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