Acceleration Due to Gravity Problem HELP

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Acceleration Due to Gravity Problem **HELP**

Homework Statement


Titania, the largest moon of the planet Uranus, has 1/8 the radius of the earth and 1/1700 the mass of the earth...

What is the acceleration due to gravity at the surface of Titania? (m/s^2)


Homework Equations


g= GMe/Re^2

(Me) mass of planet
(Re) radius of planet


The Attempt at a Solution



well, i thought this was the right way of doing the problem, but i get a totally wrong answer and i am totally confussed on if this is the right equation for this problem or not.
 
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ok i fixed it
 
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please show what you tried [even if it is wrong]
 
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This is definitely the right equation.
 
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