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How does the strength of the gravitational field change with distance from the point mass?


Option: 1

 It decreases inversely proportional to the square of the distance


Option: 2

 It increases in direct proportion to the square of the distance


Option: 3

Remains constant over all distances



Option: 4

Increases linearly with distance

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According to the formulag =\frac{G m}{r^2}, the intensity of the gravitational field decreases with increasing distance from the point mass. It follows the relationship of the inverse square law.

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