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At a certain distance from the center of the Earth, a 4.00-kg object has a weight of 1.95 N. Calculate this distance.

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  1. Weight = m•g = G•m•M/(R + h)^2,
    W=G•m•M/(R + h)^2,
    where
    G =6.67300•10^-11 m^3•kg^-1• s^-2
    Earth mass M = 5.9742 • 10^24 kg
    Earth radius R = 6.384•10^6 m
    Solve for "h"

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