I just want to know if there is enough information for me to answer this question.. to me it just seems like i should be given some more information(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A satellite is designed to orbit Earth at an altitude above its surface that will place it in a gravitational field with a strength 4.5 N/kg

Calculate the distance above the surface of Earth at which the satellite must orbit.

Given :

Me = 5.98 x 10^24

Radius of earth = 6.38 x10 ^6 km or 6.38 x 10^9 m

radius of satellite (r2) = RofE + X

it just seems like i should have the mass of the satellite to answer this question, can someone tell me if i have enough to solve it?

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