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Unformatted text preview: tion on the surface of the planet is 8.0 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet? Solution: Chapter 13 [HOMEWORK 2] Return by Wednesday, October 20 Optional Problems Please note that you do not have to do the optional problems. However, I expect ambitious students to do these problems, too. Optional Problem 1: In the novel " A Voyage to the Moon" by Jules Verne, astronauts were launched by a giant cannon from the earth to the moon. (a) If we estimate the velocity needed to reach the moon as the earth's escape velocity, and the...
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