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# Where will you weight more : at the equator or at the poles ?

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Updated on : 2022-09-05
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## I will weigh more at poles and weigh less at the equator since weight is the amount of force with which an object is pulled towards the centre of earth. ........... 1  Where, = Weight = mass = Acceleration due to gravitySince, mass is constant all the time, so,    ........2 And we also know that , Where, = Gravitational Constant = Radius of earth = Mass of earth So, .......... 3  From equations and , we get , Since is minimum at poles , and weight is maximum at poles and similarly since   is maximum at equator, so weight is minimum at equator.Hence, we weigh more at poles than at equator

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