What is the magnitude and direction of acceleration due to gravity at the surface of earth ??

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Acceleration due to gravity is a vector, which means it has both a magnitude and a direction.
The acceleration due to gravity at the surface of Earth is represented by the letter g.
It has magnitude as  9.8 m/s^2.

And its direction is towards the centre of the earth.

(Note- You will learn about  acceleration due to gravity in detail in chapter gravitation.)

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