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A planet with a mass of 4.05×1024 kg has a radius of 6.66×106 m.

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 Calculate the surface gravity. G is 6.67×10−11 m3s−2kg−1.? 

asked Jul 23, 2014 in PHYSICS by anonymous

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Mass of the planet M =4.05 × 1024   kg

Universal gravitational constant, G6.673× 10-11  m3 kg-1 s-2

Radius of the planet, r = 6.66× 106 m

Calculate the  surface gravity by using the following formula:

g G M/r 2

 

g =(6.673× 10-11) (4.05 × 1024)/(6.66× 106)^2

  = 6.09 m/s 2

answered Jul 23, 2014 by bradely Mentor

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