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In this problem find the force of gravity of Al. Al is standing at the top of Mt. Everest at an elevation of 8,848 m. Al has a mass of 58 kg. The earth has a mass of 5.97e24 and a radius of 6.38e6m. What is the force of gravity acting on Al?

2. Relevant equations

F = GMm/r^2

3. The attempt at a solution

the dist. used to find F is from Al to the Earth'scenter?

so r = 8848+6.38e6??????

then plug in values

F = G 58(5.97e24)/(8848+6.38e6)^2

F[tex]\approx[/tex]569.385 N?

Is this right? I feel like i'm missing soemthing

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