Two balls, each with a mass of 0.813 kg, exert a gravitational force of 8.38 x 10^-11 N on each other. How far apart are the balls? The value of the universal gravitational constant is 6.673 x 10^-11 N m^2/kg^2. Answer in units of m

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The formula for gravitational attraction is

Fg = (Gm1m2)/r^2

In this formula, G is the Universal Gravitational Constant while m1 and m2 are the masses of the two bodies.  R is the distance of separation between...

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