# The mass of the moon is 7.36×1022kg and its distance to the Earth is 3.84×108m. What is the gravitational force of the moon on the earth? The moon's force is what percent of the sun's force?

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Jan 5, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Using Newton's gravitational force equation

and assuming that the mass of the Earth is

and

gives

Repeating this with

This gives the moon's gravitational force as