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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.
 2 years ago
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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you provide a relevant equation maybe?

jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1shouldn't you use the universal gravitational formula for this problem? (haven't taken physics for a little)

jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no, weight is just mass times gravity w=mg

Courtney.soden
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am asking for help from my professor this is what she is giving me

jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what's k in the formula

jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not the number, what does it stand for?

Courtney.soden
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0k=just a variable i think

jaersyn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1booya there ya'go i think

Courtney.soden
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which was correct
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