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Asked Nov 27, 2019
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A satellite is 200 miles above the earth. It has a mass of 150 kg. If the mass of the satellite or tripled, how much was the force of gravity of the satellite on the earth increase?

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Step 1

 Convert 200 miles to kilometer.

mile 1.609km
200 miles 321.8km
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mile 1.609km 200 miles 321.8km

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Hence, h=321.km, m=150kg, mass of earth M=6×...

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