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Calculate the force of gravity on a 10 kg mass if it were 6.4x10^6 m above Earth's surface (that is, if it were 2 Earth radii from Earth's center.)

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Twice as far from center of earth so 1/4 of the gravitational force
(1/4)(9.81)(10)

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