A community for students. Sign up today!
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
 2 years ago
f mass of moon is double than find the center of gravity of earth and moon ? mass of moon is 7.35^22 and mass of earh is 6.4^24 and distance between their center is 384,400km
 2 years ago
f mass of moon is double than find the center of gravity of earth and moon ? mass of moon is 7.35^22 and mass of earh is 6.4^24 and distance between their center is 384,400km

This Question is Closed

bacarpenter
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lucky for you, the earth and the moon can be treated as point masses in this instance (a point whose size is negligible when compared with its' mass). The center of gravity would be found by creating a diagram of the points (in this case a straight line, the end points being earth, and the moon), and finding the average location of mass, which would be closer to the earth (as it is more massive). The system can be viewed as a large lever system, with the earth on one end, and the moon on the other. The point where they are perfectly balanced would be the centroid.
Ask your own question
Ask a QuestionFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.