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The value of acceleration due to gravity (g) at an altitude (h) is g_{h}= g (1 - 2h/R).

Similarly the value of g at a depth (d) is g_{d}= g(1 - d/R), where R is the radius of the earth.

2. Relevant equations

In both the cases, my book says the value of g decreases with increase in altitude and increase in depth, by quoting these equations. I dont know how to interpret this result by mere equations. Revered members can help in this regard

3. The attempt at a solution

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Variation of g with altitude and depth

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