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Homework Help: physical science

Posted by aaron on Monday, March 21, 2011 at 4:44pm.

Assume this asteroid has the shape of a sphere. A rock sitting on the
surface of the asteroid has a weight of 100 newtons. What would the weight
of this rock be if it were moved to a distance above the surface equal to
the radius of the asteroid? It may be helpful to draw a picture to better
visualize what is going on. How is the mass of the rock affected by its
change in position?

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