Glencoe Physics: Principles and Problems, Student Edition
Author: Paul W. Zitzewitz
G = 6.67 ×10−11 m3/kg/s2.
What is the force of gravity due to the Moon on a 52.0 kg ASTR 110 student standing on the equator during Spring Break. DATA: mean distance to the Moon 3.84×108 meters; mass of the Moon 7.36 × 1022 kg.
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Find the ratio of the mass of Jupiter to that of Earth based on data in Table 6.2.
The gravitational force exerted on an astronaut on the Earths surface is 650 N directed downward. When she is in the space station in orbit around the Earth, is the gravitational force on her (a) larger, (b) exactly the same, (c) smaller, (d) nearly but not exactly zero, or (e) exactly zero?
A 200-kg object and a 500-kg object are separated by 4.00 m. (a) Find the net gravitational force exerted by these objects on a 50.0-kg object placed midway between them. (b) At what position (other than an infinitely remote one) can the 50.0-kg object be placed so as to experience a net force of zero from the other two objects?
What is the approximate magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by the Sun on the Voyager 1 spacecraft when they are separated by 17.0 billion kilometers? The spacecraft has a mass of 731 kg.
G = 6.67 ×10−11 m3/kg/s2.When Jupiter is on the same side of the Sun as the Earth the distance between the Earth and Jupiter can be as small as 6.30 × 1011 meters. Knowing this, what is the max- imum force of gravity due to Jupiter on a 52.0 kg ASTR 110 student standing on the equator during Spring Break. DATA: Mass of Jupiter = 1.90 × 1027 kg
ob #2: A lunar excursion module (LEM) weights 1,500 kgf on earth where g = 9.75 mps2. What will be its weight on the surface of the moon where gm = 1.70 mps2. On the surface of the moon, what will be the force in kgf and in newtons required to accelerate the module at 10 mps2?
The acceleration of the gravity on the surface of the moon is 1.63 m/s^2 what is the weight on the moon of a woman whose weight on earth is 980 N? a) 980 n b) 163 n c) 61.4 n d) 1597 n
Concern the planet Mars, which has a radius of 3400 km. On Mars, the acceleration due to gravity is 3.72 m/s^2 The mass of the sun is 2.0×1030 kg, while the (actual) mass of Mars is 6.4×1023 kg. The average distance from Mars to the sun is 228 million kilometers. a. What is the gravitational force acting on Mars due to the sun? What is the reaction force to this force? Name or explain the force; don’t give a value. b. What are the speed and angular velocity of Mars? Compare the values to those of Earth. c. Using only information provided above, estimate the length of a year on Mars. Compare the value to that of Earth.
If a body weighs 12N on the surface of the earth, how much will it weigh on the surface of the moon where acceleration due to gravity is only one-sixth of that on earth's surface? A) 12N B) 2N C) 10N D) 6N
On a planet with an unknown value of gravity, the weight of a 1750 g—ball is 76.5 N. What is the value of g for this planet?
how is the acceleration due to gravity experienced by a satellite affected if you double the mass of the satellite? a. the acceleration increases in magnitude b. the acceleration decreases in magnitude c. the acceleration keeps the same magnitude but changes direction d. the acceleration remains exactly the same
2. Three masses are located in the corners of an equilateral triangle. Find the magnitude and directiom gravitational field at the center of the triangle. Given: m1 = 22kg, m2 = 30 kg, m3 = 30 kg, r= 12 cm. G = 6.674 x 10-11 N•m2/kg2.
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