(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

There exists a distance x between the earth and the moon where the net gravitational force acting on an arbitrary particle of mass m is zero. Assuming only earth-moon interaction, show the distance is given by:

2. Relevant equations

x = dem/(sqrt(Mm/Me) + 1)

where dem = earth-moon separation distance

x is measured from earth's center

Mm and e are the masses of the moon and earth

3. The attempt at a solution

I didn't even know where to start here.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Gravitational force moon problem

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