Asked Jan 10, 2020

Show by deriving a mathematical relation that the acceleration due to gravity decreases with depth.


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Step 1

The acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the earth is given by,

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Step 2

The acceleration die to gravity at height h from the surface of Earth is given by,

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Step 3

Expanding binomially and h being very small compared to...

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