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Problem: List the similarities between Coulomb's Law and Newton's Law of Gravitation.

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Coulomb's law:

F=kq1q2r2

Newton's law of gravitation:

F=GMmr2

Similarities:

1. Both laws define forces.

2. Both are inverse-square laws. That is, force is inversely proportional to the square of the separation.

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List the similarities between Coulomb's Law and Newton's Law of Gravitation.

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