To find m2/m1

Asked by abhinavsinha | 30th Oct, 2009, 05:16: PM

Expert Answer:

Since the third particle experiences no force, the net force of attraction from the two particles must be zero.

F31 = F32

Gm1m3/(d/4)2 = Gm2m3/(d-d/4)2

m2/m1 =(d-d/4)2 / (d/4)2= 9

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Answered by  | 30th Oct, 2009, 06:02: PM

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