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amishra
 2 years ago
Is gravitational field strength and gravity one and the same?
Can we use them interchangeably?
amishra
 2 years ago
Is gravitational field strength and gravity one and the same? Can we use them interchangeably?

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TarunRaina
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, Gravitational field strength is the magnitude of Gravitational force at a particular point, at a particular instant while Gravity is the term we use to refer to gravitational force, in General

TarunRaina
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no you can't they have particular places of application

VincentLyon.Fr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@TairunRaina Quote: "Gravitational field strength is the magnitude of Gravitational force" Gravitational field is NOT a force; it is the ration of a force by a mass.

henpen
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[F=\frac{MmG}{r^2}\]\[Field_G=\frac{MG}{r^2}\]They re in the same direction, that is inwards to the body

amishra
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But their VALUES on earth remain the same right? That is 9.81 ?
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