David D.

asked • 02/08/18# how to determine the ratio between two different masses

A planet has masses ( m1) and has at a distance ( r1), from the sun. a second planet has mass(m2) equal to (m1) at a distance of r2=2r from the sun . Determine the ratio of the gravitational force experience by the planet .

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Arturo O. answered • 02/08/18

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M = mass of sun

F

_{1}= GMm_{1}/r_{1}^{2}F

_{2}= GMm_{2}/r_{2}^{2}Evaluate F

_{1}/F_{2}or F_{2}/F_{1}by substituting the stated values of m_{1}, m_{2}, r_{1}, and r_{2}. You should be able to finish from here.## Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

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Arturo O.

_{2}= 2r,_{2}= 2r_{1}?02/08/18