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Two spheres are placed so that their centers are 2.6m apart. the force bvetween the two spheres is 2.75 x 10 to the power of negative 12 Newton.What is the mass of each sphere if one sphere is twice the mass of the other sphere?

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2.7E-12=G(2m)(m)/2.6^2

solve for m

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