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Gravitational Fields

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Which of the follow statements are always true for gravitational fields?

Select TWO answers.

A

The strength of a gravitational field outside a spherical object is directly proportional to the mass of the object.

B

The strength of a gravitational field outside a spherical object is inversely proportional to the distance from the center of the object.

C

The magnitude of the gravitational field around an isolated spherical object is uniform.

D

The gravitational field outside a spherical object is directed toward the center of the object.