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Why does not the mass of whole earth is taken,during calculating the 'g' at depth?

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asked Nov 6, 2014 in Mechanics by surjeet-kumar (160 points)

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While calculating g at depth whole mass of earth is not considered because at that depth body don't experience any attractive force due to outer mass of earth. The gravitational force experienced is only and only due to the mass enclosed by inner circle.
answered Sep 12, 2017 by giginailo (2,580 points)