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Due date: Wed, Oct 9 2019Homework #5 (Chapter 6)**4. Jupiter orbits the sun once every 11.86 years (3.743 x 108 s) in a nearly circular orbit ofradius 7.783 x 10m and at nearly constant speed.a) Find Jupiter's speed in m/s and its acceleration toward the sun in m/s2.b) Use the fact that this acceleration must be provided by the gravitational pull of thesun to determine the sun's mass. Use G = 6.674 x 10-1" Nm2/kg2.

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Due date: Wed, Oct 9 2019
Homework #5 (Chapter 6)
**4. Jupiter orbits the sun once every 11.86 years (3.743 x 108 s) in a nearly circular orbit of
radius 7.783 x 10m and at nearly constant speed.
a) Find Jupiter's speed in m/s and its acceleration toward the sun in m/s2.
b) Use the fact that this acceleration must be provided by the gravitational pull of the
sun to determine the sun's mass. Use G = 6.674 x 10-1" Nm2/kg2.
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Due date: Wed, Oct 9 2019 Homework #5 (Chapter 6) **4. Jupiter orbits the sun once every 11.86 years (3.743 x 108 s) in a nearly circular orbit of radius 7.783 x 10m and at nearly constant speed. a) Find Jupiter's speed in m/s and its acceleration toward the sun in m/s2. b) Use the fact that this acceleration must be provided by the gravitational pull of the sun to determine the sun's mass. Use G = 6.674 x 10-1" Nm2/kg2.

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The required velocity is,

т
2()
(3.743x10)
7.783 x101
13.05x10 m/s
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т 2() (3.743x10) 7.783 x101 13.05x10 m/s

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Step 2

The required accel...

(13.05x10)
(7.783x 10")
2.21x10 m/s
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(13.05x10) (7.783x 10") 2.21x10 m/s

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