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Newton's law of gravitation

  1. Oct 2, 2015 #1
    Newton's equation is

    F= G(m1•m2)/r squared

    What is this equation to the subject of m1, please? Thank you very much for your help!
     
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  3. Oct 2, 2015 #2

    phinds

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    Your question is very unclear. What do you mean? What is it that you are trying to figure out?
     
  4. Oct 2, 2015 #3
    What is the equation when m1 is the subject of it?
     
  5. Oct 2, 2015 #4

    phinds

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    The equation is the equation. All of the parameters are "subjects" of it. I still don't understand what you are trying to figure out.
     
  6. Oct 2, 2015 #5

    jtbell

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    If you mean, "how to re-write this equation in the form m1 = [...]", we don't do people's homework for them (even if it's not actually a school assignment). You're welcome to post your attempt at it in the "Precalculus Mathematics Homework" section:

    https://www.physicsforums.com/forums/precalculus-mathematics-homework.155/

    and then people will give hints or correct mistakes as necessary.
     
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