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ok so i am going to use the formula F=G(m1m2)/r^2 and that would be

F=6.67x10^-11(87.9*5.7)/.5^2 which yeilds 1.32 x10^-7 N which is not the right answer

what am i doing wrong

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ok so i am going to use the formula F=G(m1m2)/r^2 and that would be

F=6.67x10^-11(87.9*5.7)/.5^2 which yeilds 1.32 x10^-7 N which is not the right answer

what am i doing wrong

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the equation calls for the radius squared and so i was using .5^2

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I think the radius is the distance between the two objects centers. This is different than how we usu think of circles and distance.the equation calls for the radius squared and so i was using .5^2

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