# physics(universal law of gravitation)

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### Physics - Newton's Law of universal gravitation

Describe how Newton used each of the following phenomena to support the law of universal gravitation a) the orbit of the moon b) kepler's third law

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State the similarities between Coloumb's law And Newton's Law Of Universal Gravitation.

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What changed Newton's original work on the movement of the Moon around the Earth into the law of universal gravitation? 1) his conclusion that the same laws applied to all objects, no matter how small 2) his connection of gravitation to his first law 3) his connection of ...

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What changed Newton's original work on the movement of the Moon around the Earth into the law of universal gravitation? 1) his conclusion that the same laws applied to all objects, no matter how small 2) his connection of gravitation to his first law 3) his connection of ...

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What changed Newton's original work on the movement of the Moon around the Earth into the law of universal gravitation? 1) his conclusion that the same laws applied to all objects, no matter how small 2) his connection of gravitation to his first law 3) his connection of ...

### 6th grade science (physics)

explain and describe Law of Universal Gravitation in relation to force, mass and distance

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Explain the law of universal gravitation

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What is the universal law of gravitation?

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What is the best definition for The law of universal gravitation ?

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Which of these is not a statement of newton's law of universal gravitation?

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how does mass differ from weight what is law of universal gravitation

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What best describes Newton law of universal gravitation

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can someone please help me with this question quick... Which of the following equations expresses Newton's law of universal gravitation? a. Fc=MVt^2/r b. Fg=M1M2/r c. g=Gme/r^2 d. Fg=Gmme/r^2 i really need help..thanks:-)

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what is the 3 laws of motion? & what is the law of universal gravitation plz answer thx in advance

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I need someone that can help with a formula any smart people. Law of universal gravitation f=g m 1 x m2 /r^2 needs to k ow what g is? Help?

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what factors affect the friction forces between two surfeces 2a what is the law of universal gravitation

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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 Radius (equatorial)= 3.3962x 10^6m

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a question regarding Universal Law Of Gravitation. If the clouds are 50 km. high , what is its proportional distance to a globe which is one foot in diameter ? Thank you :))

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The charge of a proton is 1.6 x 10-19 C. The mass of a proton is 1.673 x 10-27 kg. The constant in the universal law of gravitation is 6.673 x 10-11 Nm2/kg2. The constant in the Coulomb¡¯s law is 9x109 Nm2/C2. Calculate the numerical value of both the gravitational and ...

### physics(universal law of gravitation)

a satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is located at 2 x 10^6 m above the surface if the Earth. wHAT is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite?

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According to the law of universal gravitation, there is force of attraction between any two bodies in the universe, WHY CAN'T YOU FEEL THIS FORCE BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR SEATMATE? ~>Thanks for those who are helping!

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he universal law of gravitation describes the force of gravity between two bodies. What does it say about the strength of the gravitational field? How does the size of the object affect the use of the gravitational field equation?

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Starting from Newton’s law of universal gravitation, show how to find the speed of the moon in its orbit from the earth-moon distance of 3.9 × 108 m and the earth’s mass. Assume the orbit is a circle.

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Starting from Newton’s law of universal gravitation, show how to find the speed of the moon in its orbit from the earth-moon distance of 3.9 × 108 m and the earth’s mass. Assume the orbit is a circle. So I calculated this and got 1.0 km/s, I was just wondering if anyone ...

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The universal law of gravitation describes the force of gravity between two bodies. What does it say about the strength of the gravitational field? How does the size of the object affect the use of the gravitational field equation? i know that the gravitational field strength ...

### Physics / Astronomy

Here is my question: Consider the bending of light by the gravitation of the Sun as described by Newtonian physics. Light of frequency f passes at a distance d from the center of the Sun, which has a mass M. Show that the bending angle of the light is proportional to M/d. I'm ...

### Physics (deriving Keplers 3rd law)

How do I derive a straightforward form of Kepler's 3rd Law if I start with Newtons's Law of Gravitation. (the opposite of what Newton did)

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Which label best fits the following text? Sir Isaac Newton, the first person who studied gravity seriously, discovered what is known as the law of universal gravitation. It defines the amount of attraction of one particle of matter on another particle of matter. The formula ...

### Science check answer quick!

I really do not understand Number 7 Which of these does Newton's law of universal gravitation imply? (Points : 1) The force of gravity between two objects is inversely proportional to the product of the two masses. <-- Earth's gravity acts on people inside a space station ...

### History

Read the sentence. Nicholas Copernicus is best known for publishing works on his deathbed that discussed __________. Which most accurately completes the sentence? heliocentric theory and planetary orbits, including the orbit of the earth moon string theory, which is ...

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Newton’s law of universal gravitation is rep- resented by F=GMm r2 Here F is the gravitational force, M and m are masses, and r is a length. Force has the SI units kg · m/s2. What are the SI units of the proportionality constant G? 1. m2/(kg2 · s2) 2. m/(kg · s2) 3. m2/kg...

### Physics - weighing a planet

Explain how you can weigh a planet? ( Is it by the combination of the netwons law of univeral gravitation and keplers third law; t^2/r^3 = 4(pi)^2/G(Msun) )

### Columbs Law

I need help with the following questions from my homework. thanks! How does one coulomb of charge compare with the charge of a single electron? How is coulombs law similar to Newton's law of gravitation? How is it different?

### Math

The universal law of gravitation determines the amount of force exerted by a constant mass (M) on another constant mass (m), separated by a distance (r), is given by the expression F = ( -GmM )/r^2 a) What mathematical expression characterises the instant rate of change of the...

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A 21.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.37 h and a radius of 8.50×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 7.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet? Use Kepler's third law...

### C++ Programming

I NEED HELP WITH MY CODE!!! it won't compile right The formula for finding the force of gravity between two objects is Force = grav * (mass1 * mass2) / (radius * radius), where Force = the force of gravity between the two objects, grav = the universal gravitation constant (6....

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calculate the force of Earth's gravity on a spacecraft 12,800 km (2 Earth radii) above Earth's surface if its mass is 1350 kg. i know the universal gravitation formula is Fg = G [(m1 m2)/ r^2] but im not getting anywhere near the multiply choice answers of: 14,470, 4410 N, ...

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1. Suppose that the strength of the electric field about an isolated point charge has a certain value at a distance of 1 m. How will the electric field strength compare at a distance of 2 m from the point charge? I know it's At twice the distance the field strength will be 1/4...

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Which statement best describes Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation? A.Large objects, like Earth and the Sun, attract other objects everywhere in the universe. B.Gravity is a kind of magnetic force between objects and Earth. C.Gravity is the result of the curvature of space...

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The universal law of gravitation determines the amount of force exerted by a constant mass (M) on another constant mass (m), separated by a distance (r), is given by the expression F = ( -GmM )/r^2 a) What mathematical expression characterises the instant rate of change of the...

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why is it wrong to think of a scientific law as a universal statement of truth?

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1. She is Marie Curie. She is a French physicist. However, she was born in Poland. She discovered the pure radium. She was awarded two Nobel Prizes. [She was the only person to be awarded two Nobel Prizes.] (Would you like to check the passages above? Check them please.) 2. He...

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gravational force deimos, a satellite of amrs, has an average radius of 6.3 km. If the gravational force between deimos and a 3.0 kg rock at its surface is 2.5x10(-2)N..what is the mass of deimos ? Use the Universal Law of gravitation: Force= G Mm/distance^2 Solve for M. i did...

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On a distant planet, the acceleration due to gravity is 5.30 m/s2, and the radius is 4600 km. Use the law of gravitation to calculate the mass of this planet.

### PHI 208 Week 3 Readings Quiz

Which one of these is not a principle that can be drawn from the Categorical Imperative? Act as if the maxim of your action were to become by your will a universal law. Act that you use humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of another, always at the same time ...

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Calculate the percentage of Earth’s gravitational force on the ISS astronauts while orbiting at an altitude of 248 miles above Earth’s surface. To do this, compare the gravitational force on an orbiting astronaut to the force on the astronaut here at Earth’s surface ...

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Albert Einstein (1879-1955) He is an American physicist. He reported "General Theory of Relativity" in 1916. He won a Novel Prize in 1921. Issac Newton(1642-1727) He discovered "the Law of Universal Gravitation" and "the Three Laws of Motion" - laws of inertia, action and ...

### Maths and Physics

Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 (10 marks). Kind Regards

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directly proportional Inellastic collision Inversely proportional Joule Lever arm Non inertial reference frame inertial reference frame Pascal Pascal's principal rate revolution rotation spring constant spring force universal gravitation Henry cavendish

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1. Two point charges are separated by 6 cm. The attractive force between them is 14 N. Find the force between them when they are separated by 12 cm. 2. The SI unit of mass is the kilogram. What is the SI unit of charge? 3. The proportionality constant k in Coulomb’s law is ...

### Physical sciences

What is the universal law?

### physics college

Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to propel a 1100 kg satellite out of the earth's gravitational field. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.981024 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37106 m and G = 6....

### Math And Physics

Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...

### Math And Physics

Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...

### mechanics

please help solve these questions (1a). The gravitational field strength g on the earth’s surface is 9.8N/kg. explain what this means.(b) Using the law of gravity, show that gr2= k. Where g=gravitational field strength at a distance r from the center of the earth (r>Re), ...

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please help solve these questions (1a). The gravitational field strength g on the earth’s surface is 9.8N/kg. explain what this means.(b) Using the law of gravity, show that gr2= k. Where g=gravitational field strength at a distance r from the center of the earth (r>Re), ...

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please help solve these questions (1a). The gravitational field strength g on the earth’s surface is 9.8N/kg. explain what this means.(b) Using the law of gravity, show that gr2= k. Where g=gravitational field strength at a distance r from the center of the earth (r>Re), ...

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If I halve the distance between 2 gravitating bodies,Newtons universal law of gravity states that the force between them will____ to _____ of the force begore the change. Thank you for the help

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a particle having a charge of -2.0 x 10^-9 is acted on by a downward electric force of 3.0 x 10^-6 in a uniform electric field. what is the magnitude and direction of the electric force exerted on a proton placed in this field. what is the gravitation force on the proton. what...

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Assume the Earth is a perfect sphere of radius 6,400 kilometers. Find the weight of a 75.0 kg person at the North pole. Find the weight of this same person at the equator. (You don't need to use Newton's Law of Gravitation but you do need to analyze the radial/centripetal force.)

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assume you have a mass of 100 kg on earth. on the moon, where the gravitation of the moon is 1/6 gravitation of the earth, what is your mass on the moon and what is your weight on the moon

### Algebra2- Inverses

The Law of Gravitation is represented by the formula Fg=G(m1m2/r2) What would be the inverse of this function Fg-1? What would this force represent? Can someone plz hurry and answer this for me

### 11th grade

I really need assistance in starting a project that is due in 2 weeks. I basically need to create a gravity-powered vehicle that will go travel down a ramp, go across the floor 1 meter away and hit a wall. The catch is that there will be a "passenger" (an egg) and a safety ...

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Answer True or False to each case. Coulomb's law states that the force between static charges Q1 and Q2 is proportional to Q1 Q2. is proportional to the total charge Q1+Q2. is K Q1Q2/r where K is a universal constant. is proportional to 1/r2. is a force of attraction.

### Physics Question

Find the point between Mars and the Sun at which an object can be placed so that the net gravitational force exerted by Mars and the Sun on this object is zero. We are given a chart with information on the mass, etc. of planetary objects. I know to use law of universal ...

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Proponents of astrology claim that the positions of the planets at the time of a baby's birth will affect the life of that person in important ways. Some assert that this effect is due to gravity. Examine this claim with Newton's law of gravity. Calculate the maximum force ...

### physics (Newton's Law of gravitation)

I need help with this question until the end if you can, please. Thank you. A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×10^30 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×10^30 kg. What is...

### Justice system

Although its meaning may vary from one culture to the next, __________ appears to be an almost universal taboo. A. murder B. rape C. theft D. incest im confused between B n D 2. “Common law” refers to: A. offenses committed against the safety and order of the state. B. law...

### physics (Newton"s law of gravitation)

Could anyone please help me with this problem? I would really appreciate it. The top of Mt. Everest is 8850 m above sea level. Assume that sea level is at the average Earth radius of 6.38×106 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration at the top of Mt. Everest...

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the hubble telescope has a mass of 1.5 x 10^4 kg and its orbiting the earth 596 km above the ground surface.the earths radius is 6.38 x 10^3km. CAlculate a)the force of gravitation on the telescope due to the earth's pull. given: G=6.67 x 10^-11Nm/kg and the mass of earth is 5...

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a) Aluminum Chloride has a universal indicator color of red and the Ph of 4.0 b) Sodium Carbonate has a universal indicator color of violet and the Ph of 9.5. c) Ammonium Acetate has a universal indicator color of green and the Ph of 7.5 For the following salts give an ...

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) Aluminum Chloride has a universal indicator color of red and the Ph of 4.0 b) Sodium Carbonate has a universal indicator color of violet and the Ph of 9.5. c) Ammonium Acetate has a universal indicator color of green and the Ph of 7.5 For the following salts give an ...

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Aluminum Chloride has a universal indicator color of red and the Ph of 4.0 b) Sodium Carbonate has a universal indicator color of violet and the Ph of 9.5. c) Ammonium Acetate has a universal indicator color of green and the Ph of 7.5 For the following salts give an ...

### physics (Newton"s law of gravitation)

Please, can someone help me with this? A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030 kg. What is the magnitude of the gravitational ...

### calculus

Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to launch a 1500 kg satellite vertically to an orbit 800 km high. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.98*10^24 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37*10^6 m and G = 6.67...

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Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to launch a 1500 kg satellite vertically to an orbit 800 km high. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.98*10^24 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37*10^6 m and G = 6.67...

### biology

Why is the universal genetic code considered universal?

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Aluminum Chloride has a universal indicator color of red and the Ph of 4.0 b) Sodium Carbonate has a universal indicator color of violet and the Ph of 9.5. c) Ammonium Acetate has a universal indicator color of green and the Ph of 7.5 ....For the following salts AlCl3, Na2CO3...

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A solid uniform sphere has a mass of 2.0 104 kg and a radius of 1.5 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational force due to the sphere on a particle of mass m = 0.2 kg located at a distance of 1.6 m from the center of the sphere? What if it is 1.1 m from the center of the ...

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Can someone please check my answers and if they are wrong can you help me fix them? Thank so much!! 1. Which of the following determines the strength of the force of gravity between two objects? Check all that apply. (2 points) the speeds of the objects the masses of the ...

### physics (Newton's law of gravitation)

Can anyone please help me with this question? I am really confused. A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030 kg. What is the ...

### MATH HELP

Law of Gravitation-find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is negelcted. The gravitational constant is given as G= 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 kg^-1 s^-2 Please give lots of details in answer

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Dason favorite place is the Universal studio.He spent 3 hours in the studion and there are 5 hours left to close the Universal studio for that day. How many hours did John spent in the Universal studio.

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What is the constant value of gravitation ?

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When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. The density of the earth is the same everywhere. The earth's interior is solid everywhere...

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When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's interior is solid ...

### Physics HELLLPPPP

When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's interior is solid ...

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I would really appreciate it if someone checked my answers and told me if they were right. Thx. ~Ashley 1. Which of the following determines the strength of the force of gravity between two objects? Check all that apply. A: The speeds of the objects. *B: The masses of the ...

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Using Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, compare the gravitational pull of the Sun on the Earth to the gravitational pull of the Moon on the Earth. Constants: Mass of the Moon, M☽= 7.348E22 kg. Moon's semi-major axis, a☽= 3.844E8 m. You can find the other ...

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A coin is placed on a vinyl stereo record that is making 78 revolutions per minute on a turntable. Find the magnitude of the acceleration when the coin is placed 5.0, 10, and 17 cm from the center of the record. The radius of Earth is about 6.38x10^3 km. A 7.40x10^3 N ...

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A satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is in an orbit at 2.00*10^6 m above the surface of the Earth (a) what is the potential enegry of the satellite at this location?(b) what is the magnitude of the gavitational forece on the satellite? a) Since the weight drops somewhat as a ...

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What would the gravitation PE and Elastic PE be like on the moon?

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What is the connection between Weber’s Law, Fechner’s Law, and Steven’s Power Law

### Physics -HS Honors

When computing the gravitation force, how do you know what the direction of the solution?

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Using Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, compare the weight of a 68.1 kg astronaut on the surface of the earth to the gravitational pull of the Earth on the same astronaut when she is on the International Space Station. Constants: Average altitude of the ISS above the ...

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Using Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, compare the weight of a 68.1 kg astronaut on the surface of the earth to the gravitational pull of the Earth on the same astronaut when she is on the International Space Station. Constants: Average altitude of the ISS above the ...

### General Psychology

In considering the importance of culture to ethics please help me answer the below questions: 1. Are some cultures more moral than others? Please give examples and explain your position. Can you describe a moral standard that is at variance with your own ethical system? 2. Are...

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an electron (m= 9.11 x 10^-31 kg) and a proton (m+ 1.6 x 10^-27 kg) are separated by 1.0 x 10^-10 m. what is the gravitation force between them? help please!

### MATH HELP

Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...