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If Earth had only half as much mass as it currently does, how would this affect the force of gravity between the moon and Earth? A. The force of gravity would remain the same. B. The force of
gravity would be half what it currently is. C. The force of gravity would be twice what it currently is. D. The force of gravity would be one quarter of what it currently is.
If Earth had only half as much mass as it currently does, the force of gravity between the moon and Earth would be half what it currently is.
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If Earth had only half as much mass as it currently does, the force of gravity between the moon and Earth would be half what it currently is.
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