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monroe17

n order for a satellite to be in a geosynchronous orbit, it must be approximately 35,786 km above the surface of the Earth. Express this distance to the nearest thousand miles. Assume there are 1.6 kilometers in a mile.

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    22366.25?

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    thousand miles?

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    thousandth....

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    yeah nearest thousand miles it says

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    would it be 22000 then? or am i doing it wrong haha

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    you need to convert that 35786 km to miles... divide that # by 1.6 to get the # of miles.

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    youre right!

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    wow... i didn't realize that....:O

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    wait the answer is 22000?

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    nearest thousand... then yes... 22000

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    thanks:) it is right lol

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    thank you... wow.. i gotta brush up on my physics....:(

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    lol :)

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    we could all use a little review once in awhile

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    true dat!

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