The earth is subject not only to the gravitational force of the moon but also to the gravitational pull of the sun. However, the(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

earth is much farther away from the sun than it is from the moon. In fact, the center of the earth is at an average distance of 1.5 x 10^11 m

from the center of the sun. Given that the mass of the sun is 1.99 x 10^30 kg,

Find the acceleration of the earth due to the sun's gravitational pull

Can someone help me with this problem

acceleration a = F/m

F = Gmm/r^2

Thank you

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# Homework Help: Gravitational pull of the sun

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