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Acceleration Due to Gravity at $2R$

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The acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the Earth is $g$. What is the acceleration due to gravity at an altitude equal to the radius of the Earth?

A

$g$

B

$g/2$

C

$2g$

D

$g/4$

E

$4g$