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Find Gravitational Force on an object

by trivk96
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trivk96
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Oct11-11, 07:23 PM
P: 47
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An object has a weight W when it is on the
surface of a planet of radius R.
What will be the gravitational force on the
object after it has been moved to a distance
of 4 R from the center of the planet


2. Relevant equations

No clue

3. The attempt at a solution
no clue
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whoareyou
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Oct11-11, 07:35 PM
P: 145
Use Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation.
trivk96
#3
Oct11-11, 07:38 PM
P: 47
oh thanks i got the answer


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