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If the radius of the earth were to shrink by two percent, its mass remaining the same, the acceleration due to gravity on the earth’s surface would

a)

Decrease by 2%

b)

Increase by 2%

c)

Increase by 4%

d)

Decrease by 4%


Question ID - 54711 | Toppr Answer

If the radius of the earth were to shrink by two percent, its mass remaining the same, the acceleration due to gravity on the earth’s surface would

a)

Decrease by 2%

b)

Increase by 2%

c)

Increase by 4%

d)

Decrease by 4%

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

; If  decreases then  increases. Taking logarithm of both the sides;

Differentiating it we get; 

 increase in



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