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 10 months ago
B. If this experiment is repeated at a place 10 kilometers above the sealevel, the acceleration due to gravity g (exp) is expected to:
a) increase.
b) decrease.
c) remain constant.
 10 months ago
B. If this experiment is repeated at a place 10 kilometers above the sealevel, the acceleration due to gravity g (exp) is expected to: a) increase. b) decrease. c) remain constant.

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AkashdeepDeb
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which experiment? Acceleration is always constant for any height or depth (h << 6400) When h has an appreciable magnitude, it always decreases, g is never greater then 9.8 at a height or at a depth.

Yurisama
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Freely falling bodies experiment ... So acceleration is constant right ???

MrNood
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the full equation for gravitation force on an object close to earth is F  GMm/r^2 if you take r = radius of earth (i.e. the body is on the earth's surface then we normally simplify this to F = mg (so g= GM/r^2) Now  the radius of the earth is approx. 6.4x10^6 m so for all experiments close to the earth we normally consider g to be essentially constant. in your question you increase r to r+10^4m so you can see that the force of gravity will decrease (1/r^2) However the increase in radius is still very small compared to the radius  so the effect will be very small.

Yurisama
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks for both of you!!!!! :)
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