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Newton’s law of gravitation

my question is that in the famous equation f= m1Xm2/r2 i understand the derivation but why do we take the product of the 2 masses and the distance between and not the sum ?

Asked Ojal

Answer: This is based on the observations. The law is experimentally verified.

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