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Posted by Macy on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 10:00am.

A satellite is launched into orbit 200 kilometers above the Earth.The orbital velocity of a satellite is given by the formula v=√GmE/r, where v is the velocity in meters per second, G is a given constant, mE is the mass of Earth, and r is the radius of the satellite"s orbit. The radius of Earth is 6,380,000 meters. What is the radius of the satellite's orbit in meters?

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