# Math Help - Solve for m2

1. ## Solve for m2

Solve for m2.

F = (G)(m1)(m2) divided by d^2

2. Originally Posted by sharkman
Solve for m2.

F = (G)(m1)(m2) divided by d^2
$F=\frac{Gm_1m_2}{d^2}$

First, if you're solving for $m_2$, multiply both sides by the denominator, $d^2$:

$Fd^2=Gm_1m_2$

Can you try to get $m_2$ by itself?

3. ## then...

Originally Posted by Chris L T521
$F=\frac{Gm_1m_2}{d^2}$

First, if you're solving for $m_2$, multiply both sides by the denominator, $d^2$:

$Fd^2=Gm_1m_2$

Can you try to get $m_2$ by itself?
Is the answer [F(d^2)]/Gm1 = m2?

4. Originally Posted by sharkman
Is the answer [F(d^2)]/Gm1 = m2?
$\frac{Fd^2}{Gm_1}=m_2$ is correct!