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## Homework Statement

A satellite orbits the Earth in a geosynchronous orbit around the equator, meaning that its period is 24 hours and it stays above the same location on Earth at all times. (G = 6.67 x 10⁻¹¹ Nm²/kg².) What is the radius of its orbit?

## Homework Equations

GM/r

^{2}= v

^{2}/r = w

^{2}r

## The Attempt at a Solution

I can solve this if the mass of Earth is given but since it isn't I'd like to know if there is a way to solve this without using Earth's mass