Problem: According to the universal law of gravitation, the force due to gravity is A) directly proportional to the square of the distance between objects. B) inversely proportional to the square of the distance between objects. C) directly proportional to the distance between objects. D) inversely proportional to the distance between objects.

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Gravitational force:

F=GM1M2R2

Gravitational force is directly proportional to the mass of the objects

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According to the universal law of gravitation, the force due to gravity is 

A) directly proportional to the square of the distance between objects. 

B) inversely proportional to the square of the distance between objects. 

C) directly proportional to the distance between objects. 

D) inversely proportional to the distance between objects.