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Is there any way I can graph this on an acceleration/time graph, or a distance/time graph?

The challenge is that the acceleration is dependent on distance from the centre of gravity, but to be able to find that distance at any given time, I first need to know the acceleration, so that I can double-integrate it.

Here's what I've already got:

If I know the acceleration is mG/D

^{2}(assuming D to be distance), and I know that acceleration is the double-differential of distance, I can get:

D ' ' = mG/D

^{2}

To keep things simple, I'm going to assume mG to be 1:

D ' ' = 1/D

^{2}

But I'm not sure where to go from there, or if I'm even on the right track.