Which of the following statements are true of the law of universal gravitation

JAMB 1980

Which of the following statements are true of the law of universal gravitation?

A. any two bodies attract each other with a force which is proportional to the difference of their masses

B. any two bodies attract each other with a force which is inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them

C. any two bodies attract each other with a force which is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them

D. any two bodies attract each other with a force which is proportional to the square of the distance between them

E. any two bodies attract each other with a force which is proportional to the sum of their masses

Correct Answer: Option C

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