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If a body weighs 400lbs on the surface of the earth, how much does it weigh 1000 miles from the surface of the earth? Assume the radius of the earth is 4000.

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    this belongs in physics force of gravity=F=K/(r^2) where K is a constant specific for each object and r^2 is the distance between the two objects. using K/(400^2)=400 we solve for K and then divide that number by (5000^2) to get the new weight

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