moon mass of 7.35x10^22 kg  mass of the earth is 5.97x10^24 kg.  m ? Using Newton's 2nd law find find acceleration?

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  • oubaas
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    2 months ago
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    Force of mutual attraction F = Mm*Me*G/d^2 

    F = 7.35*10^22*5.97*10^24*6.67*10^-11*10^-16/3.84^2 = 1.98*10^20 N 

    Moon acceleration ma = F/Mm = 1.98*10^20/(7.35*10^22) = 2.70*10^-3 m/sec^2 

    Earth acceleration ea = F/Me = 1.98*10^20/(5.97*10^24) = 4.51*10^-5 m/sec^2

  • 2 months ago

    acceleration of what, where?

  • 2 months ago

    Acceleration of what?

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