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    The table below gives the masses of the Earth, the Moon, and the Sun.
    Earth 5.97*1024 kg
    Moon 7.35*1022 kg
    Sun 1.99*1030 kg

    The average distance between the Earth and the Moon is 3.84*108 m. The average distance between the Earth and the Sun is 1.50*1011 m. Use this information to answer the following questions.

    (A) Find the net gravitational force F_net acting on the Earth in the Sun-Earth-Moon system during the full moon (when the Earth is located directly between the moon and the sun). Express your answer in newtons to three significant figures.

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