A mass M is broken into two parts, m and (M - m)

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gravitation

#1

A mass M is broken into two parts, m and (M - m). How is m related to M so that the gravitational force between two parts is maximum?


#2

The gravitational force will be maximum when m (M — m) is maximum i.e. when m = M — m
or 2m = M => m = M/2