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Homework Help: Can anybody solve this?

  1. Jan 22, 2009 #1
    Can anybody solve this problem?

    How high above the surface of the earth should a rocket be
    in order to have 1/100 of its normal weight? Express your answer
    in units of earth radii.

    (Please include work)
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 22, 2009 #2


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    This isn't that kind of a forum. You have to try and solve the problem first and then we give help. That's all. No one is supposed to solve problems for you. Give it a try. It's not that hard. What formula might you want to use?
  4. Jan 22, 2009 #3
    look at the other thread of mine called Need Help its on the first page on introductory physics.
  5. Jan 22, 2009 #4

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