... force of attraction to vary directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the distance, at what point between them will a third body be equally attracted by the earth and moon ? Ans. A Treatise on Algebra - Page 371by Elias Loomis - 1873 - 360 pagesFull view - About this book
| John Lee Comstock - Chemistry - 1836 - 366 pages
...cause of their weight, or tendency to approach the centre of the earth. The force of gravitation is **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance. The quantity of matter being given, and the attracting force at a certain distance, say four... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Physics - 1838 - 376 pages
...situated within a hollow sphere, would remain at rest in any part of the void.* The force of gravity is **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance ; that is, G : g'.'. ~ : JL; or Got^t (Art. 4 and 7.) Let CAD represent the surface of a hollow... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1839 - 300 pages
...every body in the universe, whether great or small, tends towards every other, with a force which is **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance. As this force acts as though bodies were drawn towards each other by a mutual attraction,... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1839 - 504 pages
...every body in the universe, whether great or small, tends towards every other, with a force which is **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance, As this force acts as though bodies were drawn towards each other by a mutual attraction,... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1843 - 316 pages
...every body in the universe, whether great or small, tends towards every other, with a force which is **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of** ilie distance. As this force acts as though bodies were drawn towards each other by a mutual attraction,... | |
| Denison Olmsted - Physics - 1844 - 618 pages
...:: Q : gf .'. AP 8 : aP:: Q : q : : D s : d3l .-. Q :xD 2 (1). But since the force of gravity varies **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance, G :r =TJ .'. (1) G at J=TJ, or G is a constant quantity. Q D2 Hence, the point P (or a body... | |
| Robert Gibbes Barnwell - American literature - 1851 - 416 pages
...that every body in nature, whether great or small, tends towards every other with a force which is **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance. It is in fact, a mutual attraction of bodies to each other. This is found to be the grand... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1852 - 408 pages
...of the moon, and their mean distance asunder 240000 miles. Now the attraction of gravitation being **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance from the center of attraction, it is required to find at what point on the line passing through... | |
| John Neill, Francis Gurney Smith - Chemistry - 1852 - 112 pages
...bodies to fall towards the earth's centre. The great law of gravitation is, that " the attraction is **directly as the quantity of matter, and inversely as the square of the** distance." This law also regulates the movements of the solar system. Capillarity.—This is the attraction... | |
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