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    Effects of gravity on a mass measured at sea level and atop a 5km mountain

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    A mass of 100kg weighs 980.6N at sea level. Estimate the weight of this body at the top of a mountain 5km high. Assume that the mean diameter of the earth is 12742km.

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    Because weight at the earth surface (Wo) = GMe*m/Re^2
    where, G = universal gravitational constant,
    Me = ...

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    The explanations and calculations prove the solution. The effects of gravity on a mass measured at sea level and stop a 5km mountain is determined.