Four particles each of mass M, are located at the vertices of a square with side L. The gravitational potential due to this at the centre of the square is

(a) -32GML                                   (b) -64GML2

(c) zero                                              (d) 32GML

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Concept Questions :-

Gravitational Potential

Potential at the centre due to single mass =-GML/2   Potential  at the centre due to all four masses=-4GML/2=-42GML=-32×GML.

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