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Calculate the gravitational force between the moon and earth if the distance between the centers of the two are doubled
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F=GM1M2/r^2

=GM1M2/2r^2

=1/4F

THE FORCE WILL BE 1/4*1.99 x10^20 = 4.975x10^19 N
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F=GMm/r^2

F1 =GMm/4r^2 =1/4 GMm/r^2

4F1=GMm/r^2

4x 1.99 x10^20 = 7.96x10^20 N
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