The mass of eartE is 6×10^24kg and that of the moon is 7.4×10^22 kg if the distance between them is 3.84×10^5km calculate the force exerted by the earth on moon



Asked by shambhavikamble | 27th Sep, 2019, 04:27: PM

Expert Answer:

We know,
F equals fraction numerator G M 1 M 2 over denominator r squared end fraction
Substituting values of mass of earth in M1 and mass of the moon in M2 and r as 3.84 ×105 m, we get, 
F= 2.01 × 1020 N ...( Since G = 6.7 × 10-11 Nm2/kg2 )

Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 29th Sep, 2019, 10:16: PM