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Posted by on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 6:40pm.

what happens to acceleration due to gravity if you climb the tallest mountains on the earth ?

  • physics - , Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 6:48pm

    It decreases very very slightly. Mabye from 9.81m/s^2 to 9.80m/s^2, MABYE.
    Depending on how far you travel away from Earth, the force due to gravity is decreases exponentially. This can be proven with Fg=Gm1m2/r^2 where G=Gravitational constant(6.67*10^-11 N*m^2/kg^2)

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