$\overline{){\mathbf{F}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{{\mathbf{Gm}}_{\mathbf{1}}{\mathbf{m}}_{\mathbf{2}}}{{\mathbf{d}}^{\mathbf{2}}}}$

You may want to reference (Pages 165 - 166) Section 5.1 while completing this problem.

Calculate the gravitational force of attraction for two protons separated by 76.0 pm. The mass of a proton is m_{p} = 1.673 x 10^{–27} kg.

Use the following equations: F_{g} = G(m_{1}m_{2}/d^{2}), where G (gravitational constant) = 6.674 x 10^{–11} N m^{2}/kg^{2}

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