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Force Due To Gravity

  1. Mar 26, 2009 #1
    Given that the distance between the Earth and the Moon is d = 3.84 x 10^8 m, show
    that a satellite located exactly in-between the Earth and the Moon at a distance of
    90% d from the Earth experiences no net force (at least when only the
    gravitational force due to the Earth and the Moon at taken into account). Draw a
    diagram showing the forces acting on the satellite.
     
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  3. Mar 26, 2009 #2

    LowlyPion

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    Welcome to PF.

    And your attempt at the solution would be?
     
  4. Mar 26, 2009 #3
    i dont even know what to do it, there was another 2 question about it which i got but i dont get this and the drawing..Help Please!
     
  5. Mar 26, 2009 #4

    LowlyPion

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    What's the equation for the force of gravity?

    If there is a fixed distance between two bodies, isn't a distance to 1 from a point in between = to the fixed distance - the distance to the other?
     
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