 9.50TAE: Comment on whether or not the following label on a consumer product...
 9.51TAE: Gravitational force acts on all bodies in proportion to their masse...
 9.52TAE: What would be the path of the Moon if somehow all gravitational for...
 9.53TAE: Is the force of gravity stronger on a piece of iron than on a piece...
 9.54TAE: Is the force of gravity stronger on a crumpled piece of paper than ...
 9.55TAE: What is the relationship between force and distance in an inverses...
 9.56TAE: An apple falls because of the gravitational attraction to Earth. Ho...
 9.57TAE: Larry weighs 300 N at the surface of Earth. What is the weight of E...
 9.58TAE: Is the acceleration due to gravity more or less atop Mt. Everest th...
 9.59TAE: An astronaut lands on a planet that has the same mass as Earth but ...
 9.60TAE: An astronaut lands on a planet that has twice the mass as Earth and...
 9.61TAE: If Earth somehow expanded to a larger radius, with no change in mas...
 9.62TAE: Why does a person in free fall experience weightlessness, while a p...
 9.63TAE: Why do the passengers in highaltitude jet planes feel the sensatio...
 9.64TAE: Is gravitational force acting on a person who falls off a cliff? On...
 9.65TAE: If you were in a car that drove off the edge of a cliff, why would ...
 9.66TAE: What two forces act on you while you are in a moving elevator? When...
 9.68TAE: Why does a bungee jumper feel weightless during the jump?
 9.67TAE: If you were in a freely falling elevator and you dropped a pencil, ...
 9.69TAE: Your friend says that the primary reason astronauts in orbit feel w...
 9.70TAE: An astronaut in the International Space Station cannot stand on a w...
 9.72TAE: Stand on a bathroom scale on a level floor, and the reading on the ...
 9.71TAE: The force due to gravity on you is mg. Under what condition is mg a...
 9.73TAE: Suppose you jounce up and down while weighing yourself on your bath...
 9.74TAE: If somebody tugged hard on your shirt sleeve, it would likely tear....
 9.75TAE: Most people today know that the ocean tides are caused principally ...
 9.76TAE: Is there a torque about the Moon’s center of mass when the Moon’s l...
 9.77TAE: Would ocean tides exist if the gravitational pull of the Moon (and ...
 9.78TAE: Why aren’t high ocean tides exactly 12 hours apart?
 9.79TAE: With respect to spring and neap ocean tides, when are the tides low...
 9.80TAE: Whenever the ocean tide is unusually high, will the following low t...
 9.82TAE: The human body is composed mostly of water. Why does the Moon overh...
 9.81TAE: The Mediterranean Sea has very little sediment churned up and suspe...
 9.83TAE: The value of g at Earth’s surface is about 10 m/s2. What is the val...
 9.84TAE: If Earth were of uniform density (same mass/volume throughout), wha...
 9.85TAE: If Earth were of uniform density, would your weight increase or dec...
 9.86TAE: It so happens that an actual increase in weight is found even in th...
 9.87TAE: Make up two multiplechoice questions—one that would check a classm...
 9.88TAD: A friend says that up above the atmosphere, in space shuttle territ...
 9.89TAD: A friend says that, since Earth’s gravity is so much stronger than ...
 9.90TAD: Another friend says that the Moon’s gravity would prevent rocks dro...
 9.91TAD: Somewhere between Earth and the Moon, gravity from these two bodies...
 9.92TAD: Earth and the Moon are attracted to each other by gravitational for...
 9.93TAD: If the Moon pulls Earth as strongly as Earth pulls the Moon, why do...
 9.94TAD: The intensity of light from a central source varies inversely as th...
 9.95TAD: A small light source located 1 m in front of a 1m2 opening illumin...
 9.96TAD: The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as Earth, so i...
 9.97TAD: Since your weight when standing on Earth is the gravitational attra...
 9.98TAD: Discuss and explain why this reasoning is wrong: “The Sun attracts ...
 9.99TAD: When will the gravitational force between you and the Sun be greate...
 9.100TAD: If the mass of Earth increased, your weight would correspondingly i...
 9.101TAD: Does the fact that one side of the Moon always faces Earth mean tha...
 9.102TAD: What would be the effect on Earth’s tides if the diameter of Earth ...
 9.103TAD: Which would produce the greatest microtides in your body, the Earth...
 9.105TAD: Discuss which requires more fuel: a rocket going from Earth to the ...
 9.106TAD: If you could somehow tunnel inside a uniformdensity star, would yo...
 9.107TAD: If our Sun shrank in size to become a black hole, show from the gra...
 9.108TAD: If Earth were hollow bur still had the same mass and same radius, w...
 9.109TAD: A new discussion partner says that the International Space Station ...
 9.110TAD: Some people dismiss the validity of scientific theories by saying t...
 9.1RCQ: What did Newton discover about gravity?
 9.2RCQ: What is the Newtonian synthesis?
 9.3RCQ: In what sense does the Moon “fall”?
 9.4RCQ: State Newton’s law of universal gravitation in words. Then do the s...
 9.5RCQ: What is the magnitude of gravitational force between two 1kg bodie...
 9.6RCQ: What is the magnitude of the gravitational force between Earth and ...
 9.7RCQ: When G was first measured by Henry Cavendish, newspapers of the tim...
 9.8RCQ: How does the force of gravity between two bodies change when the di...
 9.9RCQ: How does the thickness of paint sprayed on a surface change when th...
 9.10RCQ: Where do you weigh more—at the bottom of Death Valley or atop one o...
 9.11RCQ: Would the springs inside a bathroom scale be more compressed or les...
 9.12RCQ: Would the springs inside a bathroom scale be more compressed or les...
 9.13RCQ: When is your weight equal to mg?
 9.14RCQ: Give an example of when your weight is more than mg. Give an exampl...
 9.15RCQ: Why are International Space Station occupants weightless when they ...
 9.16RCQ: Do tides depend more on the strength of gravitational pull or on th...
 9.17RCQ: Why do both the Sun and the Moon exert a greater gravitational forc...
 9.18RCQ: Which has the higher tides: spring tides or neap tides?
 9.19RCQ: Do tides occur in the molten interior of Earth for the same reason ...
 9.20RCQ: Why are all tides greatest at the time of a full Moon or new Moon?
 9.21RCQ: Would a torque on the Moon occur if the Moon were spherical, with b...
 9.22RCQ: What is a gravitational field, and how can its presence be detected?
 9.23RCQ: What is the magnitude of the gravitational field at Earth’s center?
 9.24RCQ: For a planet of uniform density, how would the magnitude of the gra...
 9.25RCQ: What would be the magnitude of the gravitational field anywhere ins...
 9.26RCQ: Newton viewed the curving of the path of a planet as being caused b...
 9.28RCQ: What happens to the strength of the gravitational field at the surf...
 9.27RCQ: If Earth shrank with no change in its mass, what would happen to yo...
 9.29RCQ: Why is a black hole invisible?
 9.30RCQ: What was the cause of perturbations discovered in the orbit of the ...
 9.33PAC: Calculate the force of gravity on a 1kg mass at Earth’s surface. T...
 9.35PAC: Calculate the force of gravity between Earth (mass = 6.0 × 1024 kg)...
 9.34PAC: Calculate the force of gravity on the same 1kg mass if it were 6.4...
 9.36PAC: Calculate the force of gravity between Earth and the Sun (the Sun’s...
 9.37PAC: Calculate the force of gravity between a newborn baby (mass = 3 kg)...
 9.38PAC: Calculate the force of gravity between a newborn baby of mass 3 kg ...
 9.39TAS: Suppose you stood atop a ladder so tall that you were 3 times as fa...
 9.40TAS: Show that the gravitational force between two planets is quadrupled...
 9.41TAS: Show that there is no change in the force of gravity between two ob...
 9.42TAS: Find the change in the force of gravity between two planets when di...
 9.43TAS: Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts that orbit Earth...
 9.45TAR: The planet and its moon gravitationally attract each other. Rank th...
 9.44TAS: • Newton’s universal law of gravity tells us that . Newton’s second...
 9.46TAR: Consider the light of multiple candle flames, each of the same brig...
 9.47TAR: Pretend you fall into a hole bored completely through the Earth. Di...
 9.48TAR: Rank the average gravitational forces from greatest to least betwee...
 9.49TAR: Rank the microtidal forces on your own body, from greatest to least...
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