Guest

The mass of moon is 1/81of the earth but the gravitational pull is 1/6 of the earth it is due to the fact that

The mass of moon is 1/81of the earth but the gravitational pull is 1/6 of the earth it is due to the fact that

Grade:12

1 Answers

Badiuddin askIITians.ismu Expert
148 Points
12 years ago

Dear pallvi

gravitational force not onle depends upon mass,it is also depends upon radius.

ge = GMe/Re2

gm=G Mm/Rm2

 

gm/ge  = (Mm/Me) * (Re/Rm)2

Please feel free to post as many doubts on our discussion forum as you can.
 If you find any question Difficult to understand - post it here and we will get you the answer and detailed solution very quickly.
 We are all IITians and here to help you in your IIT JEE  & AIEEE preparation.

 All the best.
 
Regards,
Askiitians Experts
Badiuddin

Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?

Provide a better Answer & Earn Cool Goodies See our forum point policy

ASK QUESTION

Get your questions answered by the expert for free