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Posted by lonia on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11:27am.

(a)what is the magnitude of the gravitational force of the earth on a surveillance satellite of mass 1040kg that is in a grazing circular orbit 100 km above the surface of the earth.

(b)find the magnitude of the acceleration of the satellite in such a grazing orbit.

(c)determine the speed of the satellite.
take the mass and radius of the earth as 5980000000000000000000000 kg and 6370000m respectively

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