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Posted by Brad on October 6, 2005 00:44:43 UTC

You are standing on top of a mountain and drop your ice pick. What is the relationship between the gravitational acceleration g of the ice pick there and when you drop it standing at a Lake?

1.On top of mountain, g is bigger.
2.On top of mountain, g is smaller
3.g is the same on top of mountain and lake.
4.g depends on the mass of the ice pic

A practice problem I was having trouble with. We are studying gravitational acceleration of objects on Earth and in space.

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