MathsGee Answers is Zero-Rated (You do not need data to access) on: Telkom | Dimension Data | Rain | MWEB
First time here? Checkout the FAQs!


Network: Global | Joburg Libraries | MOOCs | StartUpTribe | Zimbabwe | Donate

MathsGee is Zero-Rated (You do not need data to access) on: Telkom |Dimension Data | Rain | MWEB

0 like 0 dislike
Calculate the gravitational attraction between the Earth and the Moon.
in Physics by Diamond (67,406 points)
recategorized by | 736 views

2 Answers

0 like 0 dislike
F = (GMm) / R^2

    = 6.67*10^-11 X 6.0*10^24 X 7.35*10^22) / 384 400 000^2

    = 1.991*10^20 N
by Wooden (518 points)
edited by
0 like 0 dislike

These are the values we have to use:
Mass of Earth (mₑ) = 5.972E24 kg
Mass of Moon (mₘ) = 7.34767309E22 kg
Distance between Earth and Moon (d) = 384,400 km = 3.844E8 m

by Wooden (266 points)
edited by

MathsGee Answers is a global, STEM-focused Q&A platform where you can ask people from all over the world educational questions for improved outcomes.

On MathsGee Answers, you can:

1. Ask questions
2. Answer questions
3. Comment on Answers
4. Vote on Questions and Answers
5. Donate to your favourite users

Registered Members Online
MathsGee Tools

Math Worksheet Generator

Math Algebra Solver

Trigonometry Simulations

Vectors Simulations

Matrix Arithmetic Simulations

Matrix Transformations Simulations

Quadratic Equations Simulations

Probability & Statistics Simulations

PHET Simulations

Visual Statistics

Interactive Courseware

ZeroEd Search Engine

Article Rewriter Tool

Word Counter Tool

Other Tools

MathsGee TV |ZOOM | Slack | eBook