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How far from the surface of the earth does the acceleration due to gravity become 4% of its value on the surface of the earth ?
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How far from the surface of the earth does the acceleration due to gravity become 4% of its value on the surface of the earth ?
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@sauravshakya
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g'=4/100 *g GM/ (R+h)^2 = 4/100 * (GM/R^2)
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Now, simplify it
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can u?
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dw:1352535255124:dw
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@sauravshakya ?
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g'=4/100 *g GM/ (R+h)^2 = 4/100 * (GM/R^2) 100R^2 = 4(R+h)^2 Now, I guess R=6400*1000 m is given Then find h.
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okay , is it 3.5 ?
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I am getting 25600 km
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