... 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
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