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The mass of the planet is approximately 74.8 times the mass of Jupiter. Calculate the average density of the planet. Give your answer in grams per cubic centimeter.

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Write the average densit...

In this problem, the radius of the planet is not given to calculate volume, hence
considering the radius of the planet is equal to radius of jupiter
139820km
The radius of planet is r-
2
r 69910km
Given that mass of Jupiter, m1.898 x 1027 kg
Mass ofthe planet is 74.8times the mass of Jupiter and it is
given by
M 74.8 (1.898x10 kg)
M 1.419x109 kg
The average density is given by
М
4
1.419x10 kg x
10 kg
4
(3.14) 69910kmx
lcm
10km
p-99.196g/cm3
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In this problem, the radius of the planet is not given to calculate volume, hence considering the radius of the planet is equal to radius of jupiter 139820km The radius of planet is r- 2 r 69910km Given that mass of Jupiter, m1.898 x 1027 kg Mass ofthe planet is 74.8times the mass of Jupiter and it is given by M 74.8 (1.898x10 kg) M 1.419x109 kg The average density is given by М 4 1.419x10 kg x 10 kg 4 (3.14) 69910kmx lcm 10km p-99.196g/cm3

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