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PHYSICS 1 QUESTION. . . .       Scientists want to place a 2700 kg satellite in orbit around Mars. They plan to have the satellite orbit a distance equal to 2.3 times the radius of Mars above the surface of the planet. Here is some information that will help solve this problem:

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  1. idku
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    |dw:1442546638647:dw| \(\large \rm m_{mars} = 6.4191 \times 10^{23} kg\) \(\large \rm r_{mars} = 3.397 \times 10^6 m\) \(\large \rm G = 6.67428 \times 10^{-11} {~}(N{\bf^{_-}}m^2)/kg^2\)

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    `What is the force of attraction between Mars and the satellite?`

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    |dw:1442547415037:dw|

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    You see where I'm leading you to?

  5. idku
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    However, the thing told me that 10024.235 is wrong.

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    PLEASE HELP!

  7. wmj259
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    Notice how in the question in says the astronauts/engineers want the satellite to ORBIT OVER THE PLANET AT 2.3 TIMES THE PLANETS RADIUS ABOVE, ABOVE, ABOVE the surface.

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