(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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.

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