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# Problem: In the Newton's law of gravitation, F = Gm1m2/r2, the masses m1 and m2 refer to inertial masses.True or False?

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Newton's second law states:

ΣF = ma

m is a proportionality constant, referred to as the inertial mass.

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In the Newton's law of gravitation, F = Gm1m2/r2, the masses m1 and m2 refer to inertial masses.

True or False?