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Asked Dec 9, 2019

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Two satellites, X and Y, are in circular orbits about the Earth. X is eight times as far from the Earth’s center as is Y. What is the ratio of the period of revolution of X to that of Y?

a) 1/2

b) 2

c) 4

d) 22.6

Any help is much appreciated

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Step 1

Let *a _{x}* and

Step 2

Suppose *Tx *and *Ty* are the time period of revolution of *x *and *y* respectively. T...

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