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Choose the Correct Alternative Acceleration Due to Gravity Increases/Decreases with Increasing Depth. (Assume the Earth to Be a Sphere of Uniform Density). - Physics

Choose the correct alternative:

Acceleration due to gravity increases/decreases with increasing depth. (assume the earth to be a sphere of uniform density).

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Solution

Decreases

Acceleration due to gravity at depth d is given by the relation:

`g_d = (1-d/R_e)g`

It is clear from the given relation that acceleration due to gravity decreases with an increase in depth.

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NCERT Class 11 Physics Textbook
Chapter 8 Gravitation
Q 2.2 | Page 201
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