1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data What is the value of g on the surface of the earth in Newtons? 2. Relevant equations Fg=G M1M2/R^2 SumF=ma I'm not sure which formula to use? 3. The attempt at a solution i think its (9.80m/s^2)(5.98x10^24)= 5.8604e25 (what does the e on my calculator mean, is this how i would write the answer? something doesnt seem right.