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Apr508, 12:27 PM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Pluto is only planet that has not yet been visited by a spacecraft. Pluto has a mass of 1.27*10^22 kg and a radius of 1.14*10^6m. although Pluto is in an elliptical orbit about the sun, for simpicity we'll assume Pluto orbits the sun in a circular orbit of radius 5.91*10^12 m. the mass of the sun is 1.99 * 10^30 2. Relevant equations The question is... If generic man can jump to height h on Earth, how high chould generic man jump on Pluto, assuming his initial veocity is the same on both planets? 3. The attempt at a solution 



#2
Apr508, 12:58 PM

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How many of those things you are given are relevant to "how high" the man can jump?




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Apr508, 01:46 PM

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#4
Apr508, 01:57 PM

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Newton's law of gravity
You're given a hell of a lot more information than needed in here. How can you figure out the acceleration of gravity on Pluto using the information provided?



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