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Is Newton's Gravitational Constant G a force?

This is a supplement to @Miyase's answer. (a) To the question in the headline, "Is Newton's Gravitational Constant G a force?" : No, as @Miyase already said, it isn't. It's a constant of ...
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Is Newton's Gravitational Constant G a force?

$G$ can't be a force for a number of reasons: It doesn't have the unit of a force. It's a plain number, while a force is a vector. It's constant, while a force can vary. The way I understand the ...
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