Q. 43.5( 2 Votes )

Three uniform spheres each having a mass M and radius α are kept in such a way that each touches the other two. Find the magnitude of the gravitational force on any of the spheres due to the other two.

Answer :

Here, the distance between the centers of two spheres is


Therefore, force on one sphere due to another,


The net force thus becomes,



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