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Michael A. Seeds + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337399920
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Foundations of Astronomy (MindTap ...

14th Edition
Michael A. Seeds + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337399920

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Chapter 5, Problem 3RQ
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Which of Kepler’s or Newton’s laws best describes Aristotelean violent motions?

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Chapter 5 Solutions

Foundations of Astronomy (MindTap Course List)
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