A new solar system with two planets of equal mass - Planet X and Planet Y - is discovered. Planet X is closest to the sun.
What is the sun's gravitational pull on Planet Y as compared with Planet X?
A.
The sun's gravitational pull on Planet Y is equal to its gravitational pull on Planet X because distance does not affect the sun's gravity.
B.
Because Planet Y is farther from the sun, the sun's gravitational pull on Planet Y is less than the sun's gravitational pull on Planet X.
C.
The sun's gravity repels Planet Y with more force than it repels Planet X,

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