PHSX 114 - Homework #11

# PHSX 114 - Homework #11 - What will a spring scale read for...

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PHSX 114 – HOMEWORK # 11 Question 1: (1 point) Calculate the speed of a satellite moving in a stable circular orbit about the Earth at a height of 2.10E3 km . Enter scientific notation as 1.23E4. Number Units Question 2: (2 points) Suppose that a binary star system consists of two stars of equal mass. They are observed to be separated by 320 million km and to take 5.6 Earth years to orbit about a point midway between them. What is the mass of each? Enter scientific notation as 1.23E4. Number Units Question 3: (2 points)

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Unformatted text preview: What will a spring scale read for the weight of a 45-kg woman in an elevator that moves a. upward with constant speed of 6.6 m/s ? Enter scientific notation as 1.23E4. [Num] [Units] b. downward with constant speed of 5.8 m/s ? Enter scientific notation as 1.23E4. [Num] [Units] c. upward with acceleration of 0.31 g ? Enter scientific notation as 1.23E4. 1 [Num] [Units] d. downward with acceleration 0.33 g ? Enter scientific notation as 1.23E4. [Num] [Units] e. in free fall? [Num] [Units] 2...
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## This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PHSX 114 taught by Professor Davis during the Spring '08 term at Kansas.

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PHSX 114 - Homework #11 - What will a spring scale read for...

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