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hhuumm

  • one year ago

When a falling meteoroid is at a distance above the Earth's surface of 3.20 times the Earth's radius, what is its acceleration due to the Earth's gravitational pull?

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  1. AllTehMaffs
    • one year ago
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    \[R=3.2R_E\] \[g=G\frac{M_E}{(3.2R_E)^2}\]

  2. AllTehMaffs
    • one year ago
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    RE = radius of the earth ME = mass of teh erf

  3. hhuumm
    • one year ago
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    so the radius of the earth is supposed to be a known thing?

  4. AllTehMaffs
    • one year ago
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    yes. Both the mass and radius of the earth are known quantities. It should be either in your text book or google it.

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