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Courtney.soden
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At sea level 3978(mi from center of earth) an astronaut weighs 117lbs. Find the weight when it is 284 mi above surface of the earth & the spacecraft is not in motion.
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Courtney.soden Group Title
At sea level 3978(mi from center of earth) an astronaut weighs 117lbs. Find the weight when it is 284 mi above surface of the earth & the spacecraft is not in motion.
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jaersyn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
can you provide a relevant equation maybe?
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Courtney.soden Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
W=k/d^2
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117=k/3978^2
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k=1851464628
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jaersyn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
w = work i presume?
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jaersyn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
shouldn't you use the universal gravitational formula for this problem? (haven't taken physics for a little)
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Courtney.soden Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
w=weight
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jaersyn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no, weight is just mass times gravity w=mg
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I am asking for help from my professor this is what she is giving me
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jaersyn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what's k in the formula
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jaersyn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
not the number, what does it stand for?
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Courtney.soden Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
k=just a variable i think
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jaersyn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
k = 1851464628
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jaersyn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
w = 1851464628/284^2
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booya there ya'go i think
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yess
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I got 101.9
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which was correct
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