Gravitational Force between Two Spheres

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Contributed by: Chris Sahli and Kamil Grudzien (June 2013)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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Snapshot 1: objects of mass 5 kg and 4.62 kg, 5 meters apart, have a force between them of

Snapshot 2: objects of mass 9.19 kg and 6.14 kg, 8.71 meters apart; force equals

Snapshot 3: objects of mass 1 kg and 10 kg, 6.28 meters apart; force equals

Special thanks to the University of Illinois NetMath Program and the mathematics department at William Fremd High School.

References

[1] J. S. Walker, Physics, San Francisco, CA: Pearson Addison-Wesley, 2010.

[2] J. C. Villanueva. "Gravitational Constant." (Jul 19, 2009) www.universetoday.com/34838/gravitational-constant.



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