Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 8 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 146: 3


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The distance, r, is the distance between the center of masses of the two objects being considered. While you are on earth, you are miles away from the earth's center of mass, so the gravitational force is not infinite.
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