Chapter B, Problem 13E

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Textbook Problem

**13-14 Newton’s Law of Gravity **The gravitational force (in Newton) between two objects with mass

Where,

**13 **Find the gravitational force between the satellites in stationary earth orbit.

To determine

The gravitational force between the satellites.

Explanation

**Given:**

The distance between the satellites is

The mass of each satellite is

**Approach:**

The formula for gravitational force is,

Here,

The significant figures in a number are one from first nonzero digit to the last nonzero digit when reading from left to right.

When multiplying or dividing, round off the final result so that it has as many as significant digits as in the given values with the fewest number of significant digits.

**Calculation:**

Substitute