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The Law of Universal Gravitation

You drive an automobile of mass 2.10*10(3) kg from sea level to the top of a mountain 2.05km high? What is the automobiles' change in weight?

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mass m = 2.10*10^(3) kg
h = 2.05 km = 2.05*10^3 m
Radius of earth Re = 6400 km
Gravitaional acceleration at the earth's surface g = 9.81 ...

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