Q: 8.11 For the above problem, the direction of the gravitational intensity at an arbitrary point P is indicated by the arrow (i) d, (ii) e, (iii) f, (iv) g. 


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D Devendra Khairwa

As stated in the previous question, the gravitational potential in a spherical shell is constant throughout. So the gravitational intensity will act in downward direction (as upper half is cut). So the required direction is shown by arrow e.