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The_Duck
#2
Dec13-12, 09:10 PM
P: 881
You've mixed up your units. I recommend always keeping the units in your calculations; if you drop them and just write the numbers you're liable to mess up units.

Your value for G is in units of kg m^3 / s^2. Your value for m1 is in units of kg. Your value for g is in units of m/s^2. But your value for r is in units of km. The units don't cancel out the way you want them to, since you've switched from using meters to using kilometers. Convert r to meters and redo the calculation, and you'll get the right answer.