Sun August 24, 2008 By: Suvriti Bali

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

Expert Reply
Tue August 26, 2008

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.

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