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The distance from the center of the earth to a point where the acceleration due to gravity is g/16 is

none of the these.
4RE.
3RE.
16RE.
1/4RE.

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  1. If one goes 4 RE, then gravity will be

    F=GMm/(4re)^2

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  2. I don't know what that means. Can you explain?

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  3. I wonder if you know what g is...

    F=GMm/re^2 at radius earth
    F/m= g= GM/re^2

    if you go out 4 re, then

    F/m= GM/16re^2= g/16

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