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Can anyone point me in the right direct to figure this out? Im not really sure what formula to use.

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Can anyone point me in the right direct to figure this out? Im not really sure what formula to use.

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[tex]F=\frac {GMm}{R^2}[/tex]

and

[tex]F=ma[/tex]

Use Algegra to combine these formulas to write an expression for [tex]a[/tex].

Hint: If you do it right, your little m's will cancel (illustrating that objects of different mass fall at the same rate ignoring air resistance).

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