problem12_02

University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (11th Edition)

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12.2: Use of Eq. (12.1) gives N. 10 67 . 1 m) 10 6.38 m 10 (7.8 kg) 2150 )( kg 10 97 . 5 ( ) kg m N 10 673 . 6 ( 4 2 6 5 24 2 2 11 2 2 1 g × = × + × × × = = - r m m G F The ratio of this force to the satellite’s weight at the surface of the earth is %. 79 79 . 0 ) s m 80 . 9 )( kg 2150 ( ) N 10 67 . 1 ( 2 4 = = × (This numerical result requires keeping one extra significant figure in the intermediate
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Unformatted text preview: calculation.) The ratio, which is independent of the satellite mass, can be obtained directly as , 2 E 2 E 2 E = = r R g r Gm mg r m Gm yielding the same result....
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