(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A satellite is orbiting the Earth in a stable orbit of which the radius is twice that of the Earth. Find the ratio of the satellites cepripetal acceleration togon the Earth's surface.

2. Relevant equations

centripetal acceleration = (v^2)/r or (4rpi^2)/T^2

3. The attempt at a solution

Well the only thing i can figure is the rafius of the satellite which is 12.8x10^6

Otherwise I have no idea where to start :(

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# Homework Help: Centripetal acceleration of a satellite orbiting Earth

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