Relationship between distance and gravitational forceby Davidjanas Tags: distance, force, gravitational, relationship 

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Mar311, 04:07 PM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
If you double the distance between to masses, the gravitational force between them would:____ If you triple the distance between two masses, the gravitational force between them would be _______ the original force If you Halve the distance between two masses the gravitational force between them would be ________ the original force 2. Relevant equations None I guess? 3. The attempt at a solution During this lab I found the inverse relationship between the distance and the gravitational force. I think that that means the gravitational force would quarter if you double the distance between two masses. I'm not sure at all though. PS: How do you straighten a graph that looks like this 



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Mar311, 04:25 PM

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Mar311, 07:53 PM

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Using what I've found out from that relationship I have to answer the questions. However I'm not sure I fully understood the relationship. You may be more familiarized with the term "Linearize", although my teacher says to "straighten" I must do this to find the slope of the line of the data 


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