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## difference between universal law of gravitation and acceleration due to gravity

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Explanation:The acceleration on an object due to the gravity of any massive body is represented by g (small g). The force of attraction between any two unit masses separated by unit distance is called universal gravitational constant denoted by G(capital g). The relation between G and g is not proportional. That means they are independent entities.

G and g

In physics, G and g can be related mathematically as –

\(g=\frac{GM}{R^{2}}\)

Where,

1=g is the acceleration due to the gravity of any massive body measured in m/s2.

2=G is the universal gravitational constant measured in Nm2/kg2.

3=R is the radius of the massive body measured in km.

4=M is the mass of the massive body measured in Kg.