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– 1 –Space Science (Physics 20D) Homework 3Professor Cooper (FRH 2123)Name:Student ID #:Always show your work and write legibly. Designate your final answers (when numeric) by circling/outliningthem. Staple all pages together. Do not attempt to fit your entire answer in the space available on this cover-page. This will result in a zero for the problem/assignment. Finally, all times (years, minutes, seconds, etc.)are given in Earth units, unless otherwise stated.Completed assignments may be turned in via the “Cooper” P20D drop-box located in the hallway areaoutside of FRH 4129.**As with all course material for Physics 20D (including online lecture notes), this homework is not to bereproduced, redistributed, or sold in any form.**1. How many times stronger is the gravitational pull of the Moon for a person standing on the on the side ofthe Earth closest to the Moon versus one on the side farthest from the Moon? Recall that the radius of theEarth is6400km and the distance from the Earth to the Moon is roughly
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Winter
Professor
VirginaTrimble
Tags
Solar System, Energy, Work, Astronomical unit

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