Gravitational force of bag

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Homework Statement


Two bags, each containing ten oranges of
equal mass, are hung 4.0 m apart. Describe
two situations, one involving mass and the
other involving separation distance, that
would quadruple the gravitational force
exerted by one bag on the other. Explain
your answer

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The Attempt at a Solution


Move the bags closer together or increase the mass... just a guess
 

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Move the bags closer together or increase the mass..
Sure, but it asks specifically for a quadrupling of the force, so you need state how much to increase mass (one, both?) and how much to change distance by.
 

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