# Physics (Gravitation)

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### Physics - Newton's Law of universal gravitation

Describe how Newton used each of the following phenomena to support the law of universal gravitation a) the orbit of the moon b) kepler's third law

### Physics / Astronomy

Here is my question: Consider the bending of light by the gravitation of the Sun as described by Newtonian physics. Light of frequency f passes at a distance d from the center of the Sun, which has a mass M. Show that the bending angle of the light is proportional to M/d. I'm ...

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What changed Newton's original work on the movement of the Moon around the Earth into the law of universal gravitation? 1) his conclusion that the same laws applied to all objects, no matter how small 2) his connection of gravitation to his first law 3) his connection of ...

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What changed Newton's original work on the movement of the Moon around the Earth into the law of universal gravitation? 1) his conclusion that the same laws applied to all objects, no matter how small 2) his connection of gravitation to his first law 3) his connection of ...

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What changed Newton's original work on the movement of the Moon around the Earth into the law of universal gravitation? 1) his conclusion that the same laws applied to all objects, no matter how small 2) his connection of gravitation to his first law 3) his connection of ...

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a particle having a charge of -2.0 x 10^-9 is acted on by a downward electric force of 3.0 x 10^-6 in a uniform electric field. what is the magnitude and direction of the electric force exerted on a proton placed in this field. what is the gravitation force on the proton. what...

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assume you have a mass of 100 kg on earth. on the moon, where the gravitation of the moon is 1/6 gravitation of the earth, what is your mass on the moon and what is your weight on the moon

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the hubble telescope has a mass of 1.5 x 10^4 kg and its orbiting the earth 596 km above the ground surface.the earths radius is 6.38 x 10^3km. CAlculate a)the force of gravitation on the telescope due to the earth's pull. given: G=6.67 x 10^-11Nm/kg and the mass of earth is 5...

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What is the constant value of gravitation ?

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What would the gravitation PE and Elastic PE be like on the moon?

### Physics -HS Honors

When computing the gravitation force, how do you know what the direction of the solution?

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an electron (m= 9.11 x 10^-31 kg) and a proton (m+ 1.6 x 10^-27 kg) are separated by 1.0 x 10^-10 m. what is the gravitation force between them? help please!

### Physics Help!!

Comparing Einstein's and Newton's theories of gravitation, can the correspondence principle be applied? and Why or Why not? a)Yes b)No

### 6th grade science (physics)

explain and describe Law of Universal Gravitation in relation to force, mass and distance

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if the masses remain the same ,but the separation is decreased to one-half of the original distance . what happens to the gravitation force?

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State the similarities between Coloumb's law And Newton's Law Of Universal Gravitation.

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Find the ratio of the coulomb electrical force to the gravitation force between two electrons .

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2 masses m and 4m are placed at 12meter distance. where a mass of 10 kg can be placed between them so that the net gravitation force on it become zero.

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2 masses m and 4m are placed at 12meter distance. where a mass of 10 kg can be placed between them so that the net gravitation force on it become zero.

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At what height above the surface of the earth does the acceleration due to gravity reduces by 64% .radius of earth 6400 km

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can someone please help me with this question quick... Which of the following equations expresses Newton's law of universal gravitation? a. Fc=MVt^2/r b. Fg=M1M2/r c. g=Gme/r^2 d. Fg=Gmme/r^2 i really need help..thanks:-)

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On a distant planet, the acceleration due to gravity is 5.30 m/s2, and the radius is 4600 km. Use the law of gravitation to calculate the mass of this planet.

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An electron is released from rest in a uniform electric field of magnitude 2.00 x 10e4 N/C. Calculate the acceleration of the electron (neglect gravitation).

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two lead spheres whose diameters are 20 cm and 2 cm are placed with centres 100 cm apart. Calculate the force of gravitation between them.(density of lead =11500 kg/m^3

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Consider the bending of light by the gravitation of the Sun as described by Newtonian physics. Light of frequency f passes at a distance d from the center of the Sun, which has a mass M. Show that the bending angle of the light is proportional to M/d.

### Physics - weighing a planet

Explain how you can weigh a planet? ( Is it by the combination of the netwons law of univeral gravitation and keplers third law; t^2/r^3 = 4(pi)^2/G(Msun) )

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Using newton's law of universal gravitation and the following data calculate the theoretical value of the acceleration due to gravity on mars. Mars Mass= 6.4185x 10^23 kg Radius (equatorial)= 3.3962x 10^6m

### Maths and Physics

Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 (10 marks). Kind Regards

### physics(universal law of gravitation)

a satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is located at 2 x 10^6 m above the surface if the Earth. wHAT is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite?

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According to the law of universal gravitation, there is force of attraction between any two bodies in the universe, WHY CAN'T YOU FEEL THIS FORCE BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR SEATMATE? ~>Thanks for those who are helping!

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The radius of a planet R1 and satellite revolves round it in a circle of radius R2. The time period of revolution is T.find the acceleration due to the gravitation of the planet at its surface.

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Calculate the percentage of Earth’s gravitational force on the ISS astronauts while orbiting at an altitude of 248 miles above Earth’s surface. To do this, compare the gravitational force on an orbiting astronaut to the force on the astronaut here at Earth’s surface ...

### Physics Gravitation Weight

What will a spring scale read for the weight of a 75-kg woman in an elevator that moves upward with acceleration of 0.30-g? Unsure of how to solve this problem. Can someone please walk me through it step by step. Thank you

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A rocket which is 700000kg(given that the rocket never loses mass) working with 10.000.000 Newton, how much is the acceleration? basic question, but i was wondering about the gravitation how would you calculate this.

### Physics (deriving Keplers 3rd law)

How do I derive a straightforward form of Kepler's 3rd Law if I start with Newtons's Law of Gravitation. (the opposite of what Newton did)

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he universal law of gravitation describes the force of gravity between two bodies. What does it say about the strength of the gravitational field? How does the size of the object affect the use of the gravitational field equation?

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Explain the law of universal gravitation

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A space probe is carried by a rocket into outer space where it continues to move on its own in a straight line. What keeps the probe moving? Is the answer: the gravitation forces from diﬀerent stars and planets

### 6th grade science

What is the universal law of gravitation?

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The gravitation pull of a object depends 2 factors what are they

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What is the best definition for The law of universal gravitation ?

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Which of these is not a statement of newton's law of universal gravitation?

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determine the point of zero gravitation force, as measured from the centre of earth (mass 5.97 x 10^24 kg) to the sun ( mass 1.99 x 10^30 kg) if the earth-sun distance is 150 x 10^6 km.

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I have to create a teaching aid for physics based on the principles i have learnt like gravitation , mechanical properties and many more. I am not able to find the right experiment to demonstrate infront of my teacher.Please help me deal with this by providing information ...

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I have to create a teaching aid for physics based on the principles i have learnt like gravitation , mechanical properties and many more. I am not able to find the right experiment to demonstrate infront of my teacher.Please help me deal with this by providing information ...

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Starting from Newton’s law of universal gravitation, show how to find the speed of the moon in its orbit from the earth-moon distance of 3.9 × 108 m and the earth’s mass. Assume the orbit is a circle.

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calculate the force of Earth's gravity on a spacecraft 12,800 km (2 Earth radii) above Earth's surface if its mass is 1350 kg. i know the universal gravitation formula is Fg = G [(m1 m2)/ r^2] but im not getting anywhere near the multiply choice answers of: 14,470, 4410 N, ...

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how does mass differ from weight what is law of universal gravitation

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What best describes Newton law of universal gravitation

### Physics (A man in the lift)

A man of mass m is standing in an elevator. The elevator is accelerating downward at g/k, where k>1 and g is the gravitation acceleration. If the force on the man by the elevator's floof jmg, where j is a constant and k= a/(b+cj), where gcd(|a|,|b|,|c|)=1, what is a+b+c? If...

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A shot-putter puts a shot (weight = 70.1 N) that leaves his hand at distance of 1.53 m above the ground. (a) Find the work done by the gravitation force when the shot has risen to a height of 2.18 m above the ground. Include the correct sign for work. (b) Determine the change...

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Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to propel a 1100 kg satellite out of the earth's gravitational field. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.981024 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37106 m and G = 6....

### Math And Physics

Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...

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Starting from Newton’s law of universal gravitation, show how to find the speed of the moon in its orbit from the earth-moon distance of 3.9 × 108 m and the earth’s mass. Assume the orbit is a circle. So I calculated this and got 1.0 km/s, I was just wondering if anyone ...

### Math And Physics

Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...

### Solar system

According to the theory of gravitation, the earth must be continually “falling” toward

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what is the 3 laws of motion? & what is the law of universal gravitation plz answer thx in advance

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I need someone that can help with a formula any smart people. Law of universal gravitation f=g m 1 x m2 /r^2 needs to k ow what g is? Help?

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what factors affect the friction forces between two surfeces 2a what is the law of universal gravitation

### Physics-Gravitation

What is the gravitational potential energy of a two-particle system with masses 5.4 kg and 5.0 kg, if they are separated by 1.3 m? If you triple the separation between the particles, how much work is done (b) by the gravitational force between the particles and (c) by you? ...

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Can you tell me more about velocity, accelration, motion, position, friction, gravity, weight and gravitation.

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safiya places a 5.o-kilogram brick on chair in the classroom.the chair is 1.o meter off the ground.what is the gravitation potential of the brick if it falls off the chair?remember that gravity equals 9.8 meter per second squared.

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The universal law of gravitation describes the force of gravity between two bodies. What does it say about the strength of the gravitational field? How does the size of the object affect the use of the gravitational field equation? i know that the gravitational field strength ...

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Assume the Earth is a perfect sphere of radius 6,400 kilometers. Find the weight of a 75.0 kg person at the North pole. Find the weight of this same person at the equator. (You don't need to use Newton's Law of Gravitation but you do need to analyze the radial/centripetal force.)

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a question regarding Universal Law Of Gravitation. If the clouds are 50 km. high , what is its proportional distance to a globe which is one foot in diameter ? Thank you :))

### Physics - Gravitation

Vesta, a minor planet in the Asteriod Belt between Mars and Jupiter, has a mean radius of 525 km and mass of 2.59 X 10^20 kg. The Dawn Spacecraft (m = 1240 kg) orbited Vesta in 2011 & 2012. How much energy did the spacecraft expend going from the 2750 km orbit to a 210 km ...

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If we witness events taking place on the moon, where gravitation is weaker than on Earth, would we expect to see a gravitational red shift or a gravitational blue shift? and Explain please a)blue shift b)red shift c)no shift

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I NEED HELP WITH MY CODE!!! it won't compile right The formula for finding the force of gravity between two objects is Force = grav * (mass1 * mass2) / (radius * radius), where Force = the force of gravity between the two objects, grav = the universal gravitation constant (6....

### physics (Newton's Law of gravitation)

I need help with this question until the end if you can, please. Thank you. A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×10^30 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×10^30 kg. What is...

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The charge of a proton is 1.6 x 10-19 C. The mass of a proton is 1.673 x 10-27 kg. The constant in the universal law of gravitation is 6.673 x 10-11 Nm2/kg2. The constant in the Coulomb¡¯s law is 9x109 Nm2/C2. Calculate the numerical value of both the gravitational and ...

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A shot-putter puts a shot (weight = 71.9 N) that leaves his hand at distance of 1.47 m above the ground. (a) Find the work done by the gravitation force when the shot has risen to a height of 2.20 m above the ground. Include the correct sign for work. J (b) Determine the ...

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A shot-putter puts a shot (weight = 71.3 N) that leaves his hand at distance of 1.62 m above the ground. (a) Find the work done by the gravitation force when the shot has risen to a height of 2.08 m above the ground. Include the correct sign for work. J (b) Determine the ...

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Could anyone please help me with this problem? I would really appreciate it. The top of Mt. Everest is 8850 m above sea level. Assume that sea level is at the average Earth radius of 6.38×106 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration at the top of Mt. Everest...

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the cake is sititing on table with a gravitation force of 57.6 and a normal force of 57.6 what is the sum of all forces

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Tom has a mass of 72.2 kg and Sally has a mass of 49.4 kg. Tom and Sally are standing 17.4 m apart on a massless dance ﬂoor. Sally looks up and she sees Tom. She feels an attraction. If the attraction is gravitation, ﬁnd its magnitude. Assume both can be replaced...

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Tom has a mass of 67.2 kg and Sally has a mass of 58.5 kg. Tom and Sally are standing 23 m apart on a massless dance floor. Sally looks up and she sees Tom. She feels an attraction. If the attraction is gravitation, find its magnitude. Assume both can be replaced by spherical ...

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Please, can someone help me with this? A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030 kg. What is the magnitude of the gravitational ...

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no idea all HELP appreciated!! A shot-putter puts a shot (weight = 70.3 N) that leaves his hand at distance of 1.45 m above the ground. (a) Find the work done by the gravitation force when the shot has risen to a height of 2.15 m above the ground. Include the correct sign for ...

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If we witness events taking place on the moon, where gravitation is weaker than on Earth, would we expect to see a gravitational red shift or a gravitational blue shift? and Explain please a)blue shift b)red shift c)no shift

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### physics (Newton's law of gravitation)

Can anyone please help me with this question? I am really confused. A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030 kg. What is the ...

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imagine you are in a spaceship flying from the earth - describe what you see from the space and how you feel as it moves out of the gravitation pull of earth?

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imagine you are in a spaceship flying from the earth - describe what you see from the space and how you feel as it moves out of the gravitation pull of earth?

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James joule measures temperature of the water at the top and bottom of the waterfalls. If one of these waterfalls is 55m high, and all gravitation energy of the water is at the top of the falls. What temperature difference would be between the water at the top and bottom? (...

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James joule measures temperature of the water at the top and bottom of the waterfalls. If one of these waterfalls is 55m high, and all gravitation energy of the water is at the top of the falls. What temperature difference would be between the water at the top and bottom? (...

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Can you tell about velocity, accelration, motion, position, friction, gravity, weight and gravitation. i mean 4th grade velocity.

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. The space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 × 1024 kg and a radius of 6,380 km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttle's cargo bay? B) What is ...

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When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. The density of the earth is the same everywhere. The earth's interior is solid everywhere...

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When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's interior is solid ...

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The space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 × 1024 kg and a radius of 6,380 km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttle's cargo bay? B) What is the ...

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When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's interior is solid ...

### Algebra2- Inverses

The Law of Gravitation is represented by the formula Fg=G(m1m2/r2) What would be the inverse of this function Fg-1? What would this force represent? Can someone plz hurry and answer this for me

### Physics 3

A 2.3-keV proton is moving horizontally and passes perpendicular to the Earth’s magnetic field at a location where the field magnitude is 52.0 T. i) Determine the magnetic force on the proton? ii) Find the ratio of this force to the gravitation force on the proton? ...

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A 2.3-keV proton is moving horizontally and passes perpendicular to the Earth’s magnetic field at a location where the field magnitude is 52.0 T. i) Determine the magnetic force on the proton? ii) Find the ratio of this force to the gravitation force on the proton? ...

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1. Two point charges are separated by 6 cm. The attractive force between them is 14 N. Find the force between them when they are separated by 12 cm. 2. The SI unit of mass is the kilogram. What is the SI unit of charge? 3. The proportionality constant k in Coulomb’s law is ...

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A ski slope drops at an angle of 24 degrees with respect to the horizontal and is 500 m long. A 60 kg skier skis down from the top to the bottom of the slope. A.) Determine the change in gravitational potential energy of the skier+earth system. b.) If 20% of the gravitation ...

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A ski slope drops at an angle of 24 degrees with respect to the horizontal and is 500 m long. A 60 kg skier skis down from the top to the bottom of the slope. A.) Determine the change in gravitational potential energy of the skier+earth system. b.) If 20% of the gravitation ...

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Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to launch a 1500 kg satellite vertically to an orbit 800 km high. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.98*10^24 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37*10^6 m and G = 6.67...

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Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to launch a 1500 kg satellite vertically to an orbit 800 km high. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.98*10^24 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37*10^6 m and G = 6.67...