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Classical Mechanics Level 1

What is the correct formula for acceleration due to gravity at a certain height?

  • Details and assumptions:
    • g = acceleration due to gravity (on the surface)
    • R = radius of the Earth
    • h = the height above the surface of the Earth.

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