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Astronomy Ranking Task:Gravity Answer Sheet Exercise #1 A. Ranking Instructions: Rank (from greatest to least) the strength of the gravitational force exerted by Earth on each of the objects (A – D). Ranking Order: Greatest 1 D 2 B 3 C 4 A Least Or, the gravitational force exerted on each object is the same. _________ (indicate with a check mark) B. Ranking Instructions: Rank (from greatest to least) the strength of the gravitational force exerted by each of the objects A – D on Earth. Ranking Order: Greatest 1 D 2 B 3 C 4 A Least Or, the gravitational force exerted by each object is the same. _________ (indicate with a check mark) Carefully explain your reason for ranking both parts: An object with more mass exerts a greater gravitational force than an object with less mass. The mountain has much more mass than the basketball and so it will exert more force. Earth will also exert more gravitational force on objects with more mass. Exercise #2 A. Ranking Instructions: Rank (from greatest to least) the strength of the gravitational force exerted on the asteroid located on the left side of each pair. Ranking Order: Greatest 1 E 2 B 3 C 4 A 5 D Least Or, the strength of the gravitational force exerted in each case is the same. _________ (indicate with a check mark) B. Ranking Instructions:
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course PHSCS 127 taught by Professor Hintz during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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