Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 9 - Think and Explain: 84

Answer

For a uniform-density Earth, the value of g at half the Earth’s radius would be half the surface value, $5 \frac{m}{s^{2}}$.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 171-172, and shown in Figure 9.23.
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