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 |
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a) |
Decrease by 2% |
b) |
Increase by 2% |
c) |
Increase by 4% |
d) |
Decrease by 4% |

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 |
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a) |
Decrease by 2% |
b) |
Increase by 2% |
c) |
Increase by 4% |
d) |
Decrease by 4% |

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; If decreases then increases. Taking logarithm of both the sides; Differentiating it we get; increase in |