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If you were located halfway between the Earth and the Moon, what acceleration would you have toward Earth? (Ignore the gravitational force of the Moon as it is much less than that of the Earth.)

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  1. Much less is not a science term. Moon's mass is about 1.2percent that of Earth.

    Fg= GMe/distance^2
    but distance= re+1/2 orbit = 6.37e6+ 384e6m= re(1+60)
    Fg=GMe/(re)^2 * (1/61)^2
    g= 9.81/61^2

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