Each mass in the figure below is 2.00. Find the magnitude of the net gravitational force on mass A due to the other masses in figure b (the square).(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Figure: http://i.imgur.com/fjSgU.jpg

attempt:

i used the formula F=G [(m1*m2)/r^2]. all of the forces are in the direction of D so i resolved the B and C using the above equation and SOH CAH TOA into their directions that point toward D. Then i used the above equation without SOH CAH TOA to get D and added the componenets of B and C to that of D. I got 8.88 * 10^-8 but this is wrong. where did i go wrong? thanks

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# Homework Help: Simple gravitational attraction forces problem

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