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Posted by **Teri** on Friday, May 21, 2010 at 4:23pm.

1- Suppose an object is 100lbs 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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**Reiny**, Friday, May 21, 2010 at 4:53pmsub in the given data ...

100 = C(3963)^-2

C = 100(3963)^2 ... huge number

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**Teri**, Friday, May 21, 2010 at 5:13pmWould you not divide the big number by 100 to get C alone?

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**Reiny**, Friday, May 21, 2010 at 6:31pm100 = C(3963)^-2

100 = C/3963^2 , so now we have to mutiply both sides by 3963^2 to get C alone, like I had

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