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1 The earth has a radius of about 6000 km. At what altitude is the acceleration due to gravity about ¼ that of g (acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the Earth = 9.8 m/s 2 )? A. 1000 km B. 3000 km C. 6000 km D. 8000 km E. 10,000 km 2 E r M G g = G = 6.673 x 10 -11 N m² /kg² M E = 5.9736×10 24 kg In class Quiz #19-1 The earth has a radius of about 6000 km.
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Unformatted text preview: At what altitude is the acceleration due to gravity about 1/3 that of g (acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the Earth = 9.8 m/s 2 )? A. 1000 km B. 3000 km C. 4500 km D. 8000 km E. 10,000 km 2 E r M G g = G = 6.673 x 10-11 N m² /kg² M E = 5.9736×10 24 kg In class Quiz #19-2...
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2053 taught by Professor Buchler during the Spring '06 term at University of Florida.

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