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

An astronaut of mass(m) is a certain distance between two planets where his net force=0. What is the ratio of the masses of the planets?

2. Relevant equations

[tex] F=\frac{Gm_{1}m_{2}}{r^2}\vec{r}[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

Well if one planet has more mass than the other then the astronuat will have to compinsate for the pull from the biggr planet and be closer to the smaller planet.

I just don't know how to represent it mathematically.

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