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In the image are two objects. Object A has 7 times the mass of Object B. The distance between the center of each object is $d$. The person is currently standing halfway between the two objects and measures a non-zero gravitational field.

At what distance from Object A should the person stand to measure no net gravitational field?

A

$0.73 \times d$

B

$0.88 \times d$

C

$0.12 \times d$

D

$0.27 \times d$