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

Calculate, using Newton's law of gravity, the size of the force of attraction between the Earth and a mass of 3.0 kg on the Earth. Data: Distance to the center of Earth from the surface = 6370 km. Mass of Earth = 5.98 1024 kg. Gravitational constant (G = 6.67 times 10-11 Nm2/kg2).

2. Relevant equations

F = G(m1 * m2)/ r^2

3. The attempt at a solution

I plugged the numbers into the equation and converted km to meters and kg to g ...

6.67E-11 * (3000)(5.98E27) / (6370000)^2

and I got 2.949E-7, but it is wrong I think

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