Unformatted text preview: required to lift a particle of mass m from the center of the earth to the earth's surface? (b) If the particle is dropped from rest at the surface of the earth, what is its speed when it reaches the center of the earth? (c) What is the escape speed for a particle projected from the center of the earth? Express your answers in terms of m, g, and RE. Solution: Chapter 13 [HOMEWORK 2] Return by Wednesday, October 20 Problem 5 [20 pts] A 20 kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.4 h and a radius of 8.0 x 106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational accelera...
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