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Posted by joey on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 3:29pm.

4(a) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force of the Earth on a surveillance
satellite of mass 1040 kg that is in a grazing circular orbit 100 km above the
surface of the Earth.
(b) Find the magnitude of the acceleration of a satellite in such a grazing orbit.
(c) Determine the speed of the satellite.
Take the mass and radius of the Earth as 5.98 1024 kg and 6.37 106 m
respectively.

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