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How Much is a Mermaid Attracted to a Doughnut? A practical, everyday example of Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation.

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Content Times:

0:08 Translating the problem

0:42 The Force of Gravity Equation

1:47 Solving the problem

2:24 How to do “times ten to the” on your calculator

2:45 Correcting our mistake

3:42 Visualizing these forces

4:14 Why do the objects not move?

5:36 What if the mermaid and donut were the only two objects in the universe?

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