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# What is the difference between gravity and gravitation?

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## GravitationGravity1.Gravitation is the universal force that attracts all matter, large and small. It is the least powerful of the natural forces. The Newton's law of universal gravitation, however, comes close to describing gravity.1.Gravity is the attraction between an object and the surface of the earth. The earth has a gravitational pull towards itself, attracting an item to it.2.The force is $F=G\frac{{m}_{1}{m}_{2}}{{r}^{2}}$2. The force is $F=mg$3. Force of gravitation can be zero if distance is infinity.3. Force of gravity is zero at the center of the earth.4. G is gravitational constant. Its SI unit is $N{m}^{2}/k{g}^{2}$4. g is acceleration due to gravity. Its SI unit is $m/se{c}^{2}$

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