Posted by **linda** on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 1:17pm.

You may have to convert from feet to miles several times in this assignment. You can use 1 mile = 5,280 feet for your conversions.

1.1. the weight of an object follows this equation: , where C is a constant, and r is the distance that the object is from the center of the earth.

a. Suppose that an object is 100 pounds when it is at sea level. Find the value of C that makes the equation true. (Sea level is 3,963 miles from the center of the earth.)

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