The mass of the Earth to be 5.98 X 10^24 kg. If the Earth's gravitational force causes a falling 38 kg student to accelerate downward at 9.8 m/s^2, determine the upward acceleration of the Earth during the student's fall.

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According to Newton's third law action is equal to reaction. The force with which the student pulls the Earth is equal to the force with which the student is pulled by the Earth.

The force of attraction between two objects of mass M1 and M2 is given by F =...

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