how does force between two objects change when the distance between them is reduced to half ?

Asked by  | 26th Mar, 2009, 03:32: PM

Expert Answer:

Force between two object of masses m1 and m2 at a distance of r is given by newton's law as, F =Gm1m2/r2

Force between them distance is reduced to half is, F' =Gm1m2/(r/2)2=4(Gm1m2/r2 )=4 F

Answered by  | 26th Mar, 2009, 08:43: PM

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