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A bowling ball (mass = 5.9 kg, radius = 0.11 m) and a billiard ball (mass = 0.36 kg, radius = 0.028 m) may each be treated as uniform spheres. What is the magnitude of the maximum gravitational force that each can exert on the other?

2. Relevant equations

F=-Gm1m2/r^2

3. The attempt at a solution

6.67*10^-11*5.9*.36/-(.11+.028)^2 = -7.43913043 × 10^-9 N

right?

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# Homework Help: Magnitude of the maximum gravitational force

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