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Derivation of formula using dimensions

  1. Oct 7, 2009 #1
    Can we derive the equation ,

    F = (Gm1m2) / r2

    using dimensional analysis?
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 7, 2009 #2


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    Hi johncena! :smile:

    Assume that force does not get "lost" …

    ie, the force flowing through a sphere of radius r is the same for all values of r. :wink:
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