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Posted by sana on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 9:44am.

Consider the Sun to be at the origin of an xy-coordinate system. A telescope spots an asteroid in the xy-plane at a position given by (1.8 1011 m, 3.1 1011 m) with a velocity given by (-8.4 103 m/s, -6.3 103 m/s). What will be the magnitude of the asteroid's velocity and it's distance from the Sun at closest approach?

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