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A satellite orbits Earth at a distance of 3rearth above Earth's surface. (Earth mass equals 5.97 X 10^24, earths equatorial radius equals 6.38 X 10^6) What is the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration of the satellite?

  • physics - , Monday, November 1, 2010 at 6:43pm

    "g"= 9.8 * (radiusearth/(4radiusearth)^2=9.8/16

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