(b) To barely escape means to have total energy equal to zero (see discussion prior to Eq. 13-28). If mis the mass of the meteoroid, then 241408.910m/s.2GmMGmMGMmvvrrr−−=¡==×83. (a) We write the centripetal acceleration (which is the same for each, since they have
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.