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Calculating uncertainty of local gravity

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My first lab report in physics requires me to calculate the value of local gravity. I did this using latitude and longitude. I must also state the uncertainty of my local gravity value. I have no clue how to do this. What am I basing my uncertainty on, and is there an equation for it? Thanks!!! :)
What are the assumptions made from the longitude/latitude formula?

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