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A particle of mass M is situated at the centre of spherical shell of mass and radius a. The magnitude of the gravitational potential at a point situated at a/2 distance from the centre, will be
  1. 2GMa
  2. 4GMa
  3. 3GMa
  4. GMa

A
4GMa
B
3GMa
C
2GMa
D
GMa
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VP=Vsphere+Vpartical
=GMa+GMa/2=3GMa
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