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I've been out of the math game a little too long!

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I've been out of the math game a little too long!

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[tex]\frac{Gm}{(r-S)^2} = \frac{GM}{S^2}[/tex]

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This not the only thing wrong.neutrino said:

[tex]\frac{Gm}{(r-S)^2} = \frac{GM}{S^2}[/tex]

Look at units. In maltesers' last equation, S is a length, while the last term on the right has units of length squared.

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Now that it's known that the original equation is wrong, why bother about what was derived from it. :tongue2:George Jones said:This not the only thing wrong.

Look at units. In maltesers' last equation, S is a length, while the last term on the right has units of length squared.

Thanks for pointing that out.

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Thanks alot, I wasted way too much time on this one.

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