Mathematics 317T2 Assignment3 - Mathematics 317 Assignment#3 due Wednesday 1 Neptune's period is 164.8 years Show that it is about 30 times as far from

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Mathematics 317 Assignment #3: due Wednesday, January 27, 2010 1. Neptune’s period is 164.8 years. Show that it is about 30 times as far from the sun as earth is. 2. Suppose a particle has an elliptical orbit under a force per unit mass 2/rμ, i.e., toward the centre of force, i.e., ,3rrrμ-=&&where r(t) is the distance from the particle to the centre of force and tis time. If the particle is measured to have a speed 0vat a distance 0rfrom the centre of force at time 0t, show that the period of the particle’s
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