Fall 2003 Exam1

# Fall 2003 Exam1 - MIDTERM I Physics 108 Fall 2003 Friday...

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Page 2 Problem 1 Print Your Name: _________________________________ Imagine that a charge of –Q (consisting of electrons) is placed on the space shuttle, while a charge of -Q (consisting also of electrons) is placed at the center of the earth, as shown in the figure below. The mass of the space shuttle is 2.05x10 6 kg. The radius of the earth is 6.37x10 6 m. Recall that the acceleration due to gravity at the earth’s surface is g=9.81 m/s 2 . a. (10) What charge Q is required to just start lifting the shuttle off the launch pad?
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## This test prep was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PHYSICS 108 taught by Professor Halstead during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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Fall 2003 Exam1 - MIDTERM I Physics 108 Fall 2003 Friday...

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