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Calculate the gravitational attraction between the Earth and the Moon.
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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
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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

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