Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 8 - For Thought and Discussion: 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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