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Using newton's law of universal gravitation and the following data calculate the theoretical value of the acceleration due to gravity on mars.
Mars Mass= 6.4185x 10^23 kg

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F=GMm/r^2

g=F/m=GM/r^2 put in M, r solve.

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i got 3.71
is that right?

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