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Posted by **Keenan** on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 11:47am.

2000 kilometers above the earth’s surface. Given that the

radius of the earth is approximately 6400 kilometers and that

the satellite completes its orbit in 12 hours, calculate the speed

of the satellite in kilometers per hour.

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**Henry**, Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 12:27pmC = 3.14*DIA = 3.14(2*6400) = 40,192km.

V = d/t = 40192km / 12hrs = 3349.3km/hr

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