HW_9 - Physics 112 Read: Homework #9 Fall 2006 Chapter 8...

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Physics 112 Homework #9 Fall 2006 Read: Chapter 8 (sections 8.4, 8.5, 8.6), Chapter 9 For discussion: Chap. 8: Qs #Q8.9, Q8.10, Q8.18, Q8.21; Es & Ps: #8.43, 8.71, 8.93, 8.95, 8.97 (not turned in) Chap. 9: Qs #Q9.4, Q9.5, Q9.6, Q9.9, Q9.10, Q9.12, Q9.13, Q9.18, Q9.19, Q9.21 Chap. 9: Es & Ps #9.1, 9.13, 9.25, 9.35, 9.71, 9.79, 9.83, 9.85 Assignment to be turned in on Friday Oct 27 th : #8.56 [Rocket in Space] #8.94 [Walking in a Canoe] #8.96 [Exploding Projectile] #8.38 [Blocks with Spring Bumpers] 1. [Planets] More than 200 "extrasolar planets" have been discovered orbiting stars other than our own Sun. These discoveries were made using Doppler Shift spectroscopy to measure small motions of these stars due to the gravitational influence of their planets. It's possible that a planet like our own Jupiter could be detected in a distant solar system by this method. Let's calculate how fast our Sun moves relative to the center- of-mass (CM) of our Solar System due to the influence of
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HW_9 - Physics 112 Read: Homework #9 Fall 2006 Chapter 8...

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