Weight of a body of mass m decreases by 1% when it is raised to height h above the earth’s surface. If the body is taken to a depth h in a mine, change in its weight is

Q: Weight of a body of mass m decreases by 1% when it is raised to height h above the earth’s surface. If the body is taken to a depth h in a mine, change in its weight is

(a) 2 % decrease

(b) 0.5% decrease

(c) 1 % increase

(d) 0.5% increase

Ans: (b)