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Posted by kaitlyn on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 3:20pm.

A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5661 m/s.
(a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of the Earth.
i'm using the equation Gm/(r+h)=9.8 where h=altitude and i keep coming up with the wrong answer.

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