Calculate the amount of energy required to escape from the surface of the following bodies, relative to that required to escape from the surface of Earth.(a) Pluto(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I keep on getting the same answer to be .011092137 but according to the website i am working on that is not correct. I used the mass of earth to be 5.98e24, mass of Pluto is .002*5.98e24 and the radius's of earth is 6.378e6 and Pluto is 1.15e6. I understand that (Mp*Re)/(Me*Rp) should be the correct formula.

If you get a different answer please help me achieve the answer you got because i have been trying many different solutions and still have not been able to figure out the question. I have a 5% grace period which all answers within 5% are correct.

Thank you

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# Homework Help: Energy needed for pluto to escape earth surface

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