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The mass of Jupiter is 1027 kg. It orbits at a distance from the Sun of about 5 AU, which is about 1012 m in SI

units. Approximately, what is the ratio of the gravitational force that Jupiter exerts on your body to the gravitational force that a fellow student in your class exerts on your body?

A. Jupiter exerts a force that is larger by 1027.

B. Jupiter exerts a force that is larger by a factor of 1012.

C. Jupiter exerts a force that is between roughly 1 and 10 times as large.

D. Jupiter exerts a force that is smaller by 1027.

E. Jupiter exerts a force that is smaller by a factor of 1012. 

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m
= 1027
Kg
distance from J to Sun - 5 AU
Earth to the Sun - 1 AU
J to Earth -5 AU- 1AU = 4 AU
Let's keep the distance at 10 m.
J on human on Earth
Fg = GMy my
( 10 12 12
Human on another human,...

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