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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monroe17
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22366.25?
dpaInc
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thousand miles?
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thousandth....
monroe17
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yeah nearest thousand miles it says
monroe17
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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!
dpaInc
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wow... i didn't realize that....:O
monroe17
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wait the answer is 22000?
dpaInc
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nearest thousand... then yes... 22000
monroe17
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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 :)
monroe17
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we could all use a little review once in awhile
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true dat!