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Posted by **D** on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 11:42pm.

(a) Determine the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on each by the earth.(b) Calculate the magnitude of the acceleration of each object when released.

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**Elena**, Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 4:44pm(a) F =G•m •M/R²

the gravitational constant G =6.67•10^-11 N•m²/kg²,

Earth’s mass is M = 5.97•10^24 kg,

Earth’s radius is R = 6.378•10^6 m.

(b) g= G•M/R²

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