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A binary star system consists of a star of mass M and a second star of mass 3M. They orbit in circular paths around
their common center of mass with radii a and b, respectively (see the diagram). Which expression below is correct
for the speed of the larger star, Vo?
vb= ?
Select one:
a. (GMr6)1/2/(.+ rb)
O b. (3GMrb)1/2/(. +rb)
c. (GMry)1/2 1 .
d. (3GMr6)1/2/r.

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