anonymous
  • anonymous
will the gravity decrease with increasing heights?
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AravindG
  • AravindG
yep definitely !!!
AravindG
  • AravindG
there is even a formula for it !
anonymous
  • anonymous
may i know the formula for that?

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maheshmeghwal9
  • maheshmeghwal9
yep u must have right to ask that\[\LARGE{\color{red}{F=\frac{Gm1m2}{R^2}}}\] If u increase the distance{R}, force will definitely decrease & so the gravity would also decrease.
maheshmeghwal9
  • maheshmeghwal9
m1 & m2 are mass of any 2 bodies. r is distance between them. G is gravitational constant.
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanx friend
AravindG
  • AravindG
wikpedia explains it nicely http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity_of_Earth
AravindG
  • AravindG
look under altitude
AravindG
  • AravindG
thats the formula
maheshmeghwal9
  • maheshmeghwal9
\[\color{green}{G=6.67\times10^-11 units.}\]
maheshmeghwal9
  • maheshmeghwal9
& good one according to @AravindG . \[\huge{\color{Purple}{g_h=g_0\left(\frac{r_e}{r_e+h}\right)^2.}}\]Where; 1.) "gh" is the gravitational acceleration at height "h", above sea level. 2.) "re" is the Earth's mean radius. 3.) "g0" is the standard gravitational acceleration.
maheshmeghwal9
  • maheshmeghwal9
This one is also used for proving ur question:)\[\LARGE{\color{red}{F=\frac{GM_1M_2}{R^2}.}}\]Where; 1.) M1 & M2 are masses of 2 bodies. 2.) G is Gravitational constant. 3.) R is distance between those two bodies. 4.) & F is the force felt by them.
maheshmeghwal9
  • maheshmeghwal9
\[\color{blue}{\text{Force should be this: -}}\]\[\LARGE{\color{RED}{\overrightarrow F.}}\]
maheshmeghwal9
  • maheshmeghwal9
\[\color{green}{\text{Should=Must*.}}\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
i would not say that gravity decreases with more altitude but yes it would decrease with distance from the mass.
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes

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