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Posted by **justin** on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:58pm.

a) Find the radius of the satellite’s orbit.

b) Find the height of the satellite above the Moon’s surface

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**Elena**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 6:19pma) the gravitational constant

G =6.67•10⁻¹¹ N•m²/kg²,

r=1.74•10⁶ m

M=7.35•10²² kg

ma=F

F =G•m•M/R²

ma=mv²/R

G•m•M/R² =mv²/R

v=sqrt(GM/R)

T=2πR/v = 2π•sqrt{R³/GM}

T²= 4π²•R³/GM

Solve for R.

b) h=R-r = …

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