# Chapter 13, Problem 025Your answer is partially correct. Try again.A solid sphere of uniform density has a mass of 2.9 x 104 kq and a radius of 2.5 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational force due to the sphere on a particle of mass 8.1 kg located at a distance of (a) 4.8 m and (b) 1.1 m from the center ofthe sphere? (c) Write a general expression for the magnitude of the gravitational force on the particle at a distance rs 2.5 m from the center of the sphere.(a) NumberUnits(b) NumberUnits(c) Fon mk r, where k0.000006300N/m

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## Expert Answer

Step 1

Given,

Mass of the sphere m1=2.9×104kg

Radius of the sphere r=2.5m

Mass of the particle m2=8.1kg

Step 2

a)

Calculate the gravitational force at a distance d=4.8m from the center of sphere.(d>r)

Step 3

b)

The gravitational force at a distance 1.1m from...

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