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Acceleration due to gravity and its variation

If the radius of the earth were to shrink by 1% its mass remaining the same, the acceleration due to gravity on the earth's surface would 


g=GMR2. If mass remains constant then  g1R2
% increase in g = 2(% decrease in R) =2 × 1% = 2%.

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