Problem: The masses of the Earth and Moon are 5.98×1024 kg and 7.35×1022 kg , respectively, and their centers are separated by 3.84×108 m. Where is the CM of this system located?

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The masses of the Earth and Moon are 5.98×1024 kg and 7.35×1022 kg , respectively, and their centers are separated by 3.84×108 m. Where is the CM of this system located?

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