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Asked Nov 3, 2019

What would be the acceleration of gravity (in m/s2) at the surface of a world with eight times Earth's mass and seven times its radius?

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Let

Mass of the earth is Me

Radius of the earth is Re

Mass of the surface of a world is Mw

Radius of the surface of a world is Rw

Step 2

Given:

м, 3 8м,
R 7R
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м, 3 8м, R 7R

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Acceleration of gravit...

GM
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(R)
2
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GM ..) (R) 2

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