# Taking the radius of the earth to be 6400 km, by what percentage will the acceleration due to gravity at a height of 100 km from the surface of the earth differ from that on the surface of the earth

Q: Taking the radius of the earth to be 6400 km, by what percentage will the acceleration due to gravity at a height of 100 km from the surface of the earth differ from that on the surface of the earth

(a) about 1.5 %

(b) about 5 %

(c) about 8 %

(d) about 3 %

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Ans: (d)