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Posted by **Anya** on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 7:10pm.

and show that if a body is to escape the gravitational influence of the planet, it must be launched from the surface of the planet with a minimum speed, v = (8 pi GR^2 p/3) ^1/2 ..where G is grav. const, and p is the density of the planet

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 7:49pmPE= GMm/r ....see the law of gravitation.

1/2 mv^2=GMm/r

remember that density=M/(4/3 PI r^3)

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