anonymous
  • anonymous
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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anonymous
  • anonymous
can you provide a relevant equation maybe?
anonymous
  • anonymous
formula*
anonymous
  • anonymous
W=k/d^2

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anonymous
  • anonymous
117=k/3978^2
anonymous
  • anonymous
k=1851464628
anonymous
  • anonymous
what is k?
anonymous
  • anonymous
w = work i presume?
anonymous
  • anonymous
shouldn't you use the universal gravitational formula for this problem? (haven't taken physics for a little)
anonymous
  • anonymous
w=weight
anonymous
  • anonymous
no, weight is just mass times gravity w=mg
anonymous
  • anonymous
I am asking for help from my professor this is what she is giving me
anonymous
  • anonymous
what's k in the formula
anonymous
  • anonymous
not the number, what does it stand for?
anonymous
  • anonymous
k=just a variable i think
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohhhhhhh
anonymous
  • anonymous
k = 1851464628
anonymous
  • anonymous
w = 1851464628/284^2
anonymous
  • anonymous
booya there ya'go i think
anonymous
  • anonymous
yess
anonymous
  • anonymous
4262^2*
anonymous
  • anonymous
I got 101.9
anonymous
  • anonymous
which was correct

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