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Problem: If Earth were twice as far from the sun, the force of gravity attracting earth to the sun would be ______.

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We are required to explain the effect of distance on the gravitational force. 

Newton's law of gravity:

F=GMmR2G is the gravitation constant, M is the mass of the first object, m is the mass of the second object, and R is the separation between the masses. 

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If Earth were twice as far from the sun, the force of gravity attracting earth to the sun would be ______.

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