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Variation in g with Depth

Acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the Earth
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Acceleration due to gravity at depth d from the surface of the Earth,
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From (1) and (2)
Fig. 4
Important Point
The value of g decreases on going below the surface of the Earth. From (2) we get g ∝ (R – d). So it is clear that if d increases, the value of g decreases.

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