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Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 8:14pm.

- Physics -
**drwls**, Monday, May 17, 2010 at 8:19pmJust use the inverse square law.

5000 miles is half the distance compared to 10,000 miles, so the weight (gravity force) is 4 times higher (360 lb).

To reduce the weight to 10 lb, that is a reduction of 9 times. You will have to be sqrt 9 = three times farther away, which is 30,000 miles.

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