Asked Oct 16, 2019

The sun has a mass of 1.99 X 10 ^30 kg and has a radius of 693600 km.  What is the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the sun?


Please show me what formula and the work I need to answer this.


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Step 1

The acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the sun is,


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GM g

Step 2

Substitute the ...


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(6.67x10" m2 kg1 5(199x10"kg) 10 m (693600km) lkm 2.75x102m/s 275m/s


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