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CHAPTER 6 Understanding Mass and Weight Which of the following quantities represent mass? Which of the following quantities would be acceptable representations of weight? The gravitational field on the surface of the earth is stronger than that on the surface of the moon. If a rock is transported from the moon to the earth, which properties of the rock change? An object is lifted from the surface of a spherical planet to an altitude equal to the radius of the planet. As a result, what happens to the mass and wieght of the object?
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Orbital Speed of a Satellite Two identical satellites orbit the earth in stable orbits. One satellite orbits with a speed at a distance from the center of the earth. The second satellite travels at a speed that is less than . At what distance from the center of the earth does the second satellite orbit? Now assume that a satellite of mass is orbiting the earth at a distance from the center of the earth with speed . An identical satellite is orbiting the moon at the same distance with a speed
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