Micaela C.

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Gravity of force

How would the force of gravity between two masses be affected if the separation distance between them were the following? (Assume F2 represents the new force and F1 represents the original force.)

(a) triple the original distance

F2 / F1 = 


(b) one-half the original distance

F2 / F1 = 


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Micaela C.

Those answers were not correct. I submitted that answer and A) should have been 0.111 and B) should have been 4.
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J.R. S.

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For (a) 1/9 is the same as 0.111 (you should be able to do that simple math).
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