Thu December 01, 2011 By: Abhinav Rastogi

At what height will a manÂ’s weight will be half his weight on the surface of earth?

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Thu December 01, 2011
value of g at height h=g(1-2h/R)
  weight halved means g halved,        g/2=g-2gh/R
by solving we get,      g will be halved at a height equal to 1/4 th of radius of earth from the surface of earth.
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