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Apr2912, 06:39 PM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
A 5.00 x10^2kg satellite is in circular orbit 2.00 x 10^2 km above Earth’s surface. Determine the gravitational potential energy of the satellite Determine kinetic energy Determine The Binding Energy 3. The attempt at a solution I solved for gravitational potential and kinetic energy but for the binding energy i get a positive number when the answer is negative. Doesnt Binding energy = Total energy and because the total energy will be negative, the negative times a negative will make it positive Please give me some insight 


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