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A satellite has a mass of 143 kg and is located at 1.99 x 10° m above the surface of Earth
(a) What is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location?
J
(b) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite?
N
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A satellite has a mass of 143 kg and is located at 1.99 x 10° m above the surface of Earth (a) What is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? J (b) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite? N

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