18. We follow the method shown in Sample Problem 13-3. Thus, 23==2EEggGMGMadrrr¡−which implies that the change in weight is ()topbottom.gWWmda−≈But since Wbottom= GmME/R2(where Ris Earth’s mean radius), we have 3bottom361.61 10 m=2=2600N0.303N6.37 10 mEgGmMdrmda
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